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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Apr 22nd 2017

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'geoffwilliams-nagios', '0.1.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add geoffwilliams-nagios
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install geoffwilliams-nagios --version 0.1.1

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geoffwilliams/nagios — version 0.1.1 Apr 22nd 2017

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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with nagios
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Installs and configures nagios monitoring system.


What nagios affects

  • Installs Apache HTTPd
  • Makes Nagios avaiable at /nagios
  • Password protects the /nagios directory

Setup Requirements

Requires a functioning web server created with the puppetlabs-apache module. One will be created for you if it doesn't already exit


include nagios

Install nagios with the default settings. The class is parameterised to allow customisation. See source code for details.

class { "nagios":
  $collect          = true,
  $monitor_tag      = "__MONITOR__",
  $apache_conf_dir  = $nagios::params::apache_conf_dir,
  $htpasswd         = $nagios::params::htpasswd,
  $password         = "changeme",
  $realm            = "/nagios",


  • nagios - Install and configure Nagios and Apache HTTPd
  • nagios::params - Platform specific settings


RHEL/centos only for the moment


PRs accepted


This module supports testing using PDQTest.

Test can be executed with:

bundle install
bundle exec pdqtest all

See .travis.yml for a working CI example


  • Brett Gray
  • Geoff Williams