Visualize your nagios configuration

It’s unfair: The database admin got his DB layout, net network admin the network diagram. The sysadmin looses.

Now you’re able to plot the Nagios configuration with to compete with others!  And it comes in handy to show it off, search for errors or documentation. walks through nagios configuration files and draws depencies between hosts (parent-child) and (optionally) shows the services per host. You can plot the graphviz graph bottom-up or left-right and even neato or circo graphs. Though the output is a colored SVG it’s jut a quick & dirty hack.

Here an example output of (without services):

very minimal output of
very minimal output of

One thought on “Visualize your nagios configuration”

  1. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and knowledge . This is really helpful and informative, as this gave me more insight to create more ideas and solutions for my plan. I would love to see more updates from you.. schöner Artikel. danke für das Teilen.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.