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Modern Open Source network Monitoring solution.

Install - OMD version 2.1.0p15.cfe

 # Ubuntu 22.04 
 $ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
 $ wget
 $ sudo dpkg -i check-mk-free-2.1.0p15_0.jammy_amd64.deb
 # If fails due to dependencies, run the following
 $ sudo apt install -f
 $ omd version
 $ sudo omd create monitoring
 # Follow output Information regarding access. 
 $ sudo omd start monitoring
 # Ignore it pointing to your hostname
 # http://ip-address-here/monitoring
 # user : cmkadmin
 # pass: autogenerated
 # Change Password
 $ sudo omd su monitoring
 $ htpasswd -B -C 12 etc/htpasswd cmkadmin
 $ exit
 $ sudo omd restart monitoring

Enable HTTPS

 $ sudo a2enmod ssl
 $ sudo systemctl restart apache2
 $ sudo openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1095 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/ssl/private/private-ssl.key -out /etc/ssl/certs/private-ssl.crt -subj "/C=US/ST=Any/L=Anytown/O=decyphertek-io/OU=adminotaur/CN=decyphertek"
 $ sudo vim /etc/apache2/sites-available/default-ssl.conf
 <VirtualHost *:443>
 DocumentRoot /var/www/html

 SSLEngine on
 SSLCertificateFile /etc/ssl/certs/private-ssl.crt
 SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/private/private-ssl.key

 $ sudo vim /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default.conf
 RewriteEngine On
 RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} !^443$
 RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}$1 [L]
 $ sudo a2ensite default-ssl.conf
 $ sudo systemctl reload apache2
 $ sudo systemctl restart apache2

Managing Data

 Since version 3.2.0, Redis enters a special mode called protected mode when it is executed with the default configuration (binding all the interfaces) and without any password in order to access it.

 # Can create an encryption key iwith a passphrase and schedule regular backups
 Login > Settings > Maintenance > Backups

Installing Agents

 # Select your OS version and download from:
 > Login > Setup > agents > Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX 
 $ sudo dpkg -i check-mk*.deb
 $ sudo cmk-agent-ctl --help
 $ sudo cmk-agent-ctl register --help
 # find your hostname
 $ hostnamectl
 # On server make a hostname
 > login > setup > hosts > add host > save & go to connection test
 # On client run the following command that references the hostname created and is the hostname of the client.
 # This appears to be a limitation here , can set the /etc/hosts to refernce the hostname and IP.
 $ sudo vim /etc/hosts
 ip-of-server hostname
 $ sudo cmk-agent-ctl register --hostname hostname --server ip-of-server:8000 --site monitoring -U cmkadmin -P password --trust-cert
 # Ports - CheckMK queries agents on TCP port 6556 and SNMP simultaneously.