How to transfer nagios xi to another server
1.We need to create a backup of configs
Creating A Backup From The Command Line
run this script on old server:
Creating A Backup In The Web Interface
Admin — System Backups — Local Backup Archives — Create Backup
2. Restore backup to the new Nagios XI instance:
Now let’s see what the official manual did not mention:
do you have vpn tunnel on your monitoring server?
— ovpn configs + /etc/init.d/openvpn
smth custom scripts?
— custom scripts from libexec: timezone, service status, port status
do you use esx monitoring?
— ssh keys for vi-admin (check_by_ssh checks)
Possible post-transfer problems
For network devices check with error like «/var/lib/mrtg/.rrd does not exist» we need to re-create it
VM ESX monitoring (box293_check_vmware) setup by official manual
DHCP check: Could not bind interface eth0 :
it because there’s NO such iface. Add $ARG1$ : -i ens160