Home » Categories » Products » Nagios XI » Installation

Nagios XI - License Entitlements

Nagios XI License Entitlements

Every Nagios XI License key is valid for 3 installs, each with their own specific purpose. Each install is necessary to properly manage and maintain a fully functional monitoring implementation. The following install descriptions are listed below:

  1. Production Install - The main monitoring install for a given license key. This is the install that system administrators use on their production servers and infrastructure to monitor their environment and receive notifications when systems are not working properly.

  2. Test/Lab Environment - The second install is for use in a test environment. This ensures that when upgrades are necessary, or major configuration changes are implemented, there are not adverse effects to the main monitoring system. The test install allows teams to “preview” their changes without jeopardizing the main system.

  3. Backup Install - Each Nagios XI license key may be used on one separate monitoring server that is designated as a disaster recovery (DR) instance, as long as the following condition is met:

    • The DR instance is in non-operational mode (e.g. it is not actively monitoring hosts and services), except when it assumes operation when the primary monitoring server fails.


These use cases, when implemented correctly, provide organizations with an infrastructure monitoring system capable of handling any environment. If you have any questions about licensing terms for Nagios XI, or any additional questions regarding Nagios Solutions contact us at sales@nagios.com.

Note: Deviation from the above use cases is a violation of Nagios license terms and conditions. For more information, contact sales@nagios.com.

 

Final Thoughts

For any support related questions please visit the Nagios Support Forums at:

http://support.nagios.com/forum/

4.67 (3)
Article Rating (3 Votes)
Rate this article
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
  • Icon MS-WordExport to MS Word
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Nagios XI - How To Install On Windows Using Hyper-V
Viewed 1613 times since Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Nagios XI - How To Install On Windows Using vSphere
Viewed 1088 times since Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Nagios XI - Downgrading Nagios Core
Viewed 2474 times since Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Enabling Oracle Linux Optional Repository
Viewed 4267 times since Mon, May 14, 2018
Nagios XI - Restoring Default Configuration
Viewed 3109 times since Tue, Jan 26, 2016
Nagios XI - Upgrading Nagios Core
Viewed 2513 times since Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Nagios XI - Importing Nagios XI into Microsoft Hyper-V
Viewed 1063 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios XI - How To Install On Windows Using VMware
Viewed 1805 times since Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Nagios XI - Hardware Requirements
Viewed 12794 times since Sun, Dec 21, 2014
Nagios XI - Installation Options
Viewed 1893 times since Sun, Dec 21, 2014