ITRS Opsview Cloud Documentation


About Opsview Copied

Opsview is a best of breed cloud and infrastructure monitoring platform. We are re focused on providing IT monitoring solutions to IT Operations teams within the digital transformation and cloud markets. Our software starts at a host count of 50 and scales to tens thousands of hosts for larger Enterprise and MSP customers. Opsview is trusted by hundreds of businesses, government organisations and service providers globally. Customers include PayPal, Cisco, BT, Sky, UPS, IBM, Fujitsu and HMRC. With a customer first focus, Your success is our success. We’re proud that our Net Promoter Score is at 91 points for our Customer Success Programme.

Our latest flagship product, Opsview Cloud released in 2018, has been completely re-architected with microservices for exceptional performance and scalability, while maintaining Nagios® compatibility and providing more than 4,500 free “plug-ins” to other IT applications.

Quick installation Copied

Prior to a brand-new installation, please take a few minutes to review the Release Notes before performing the installation instructions below.

  1. Review the Prerequisites to meet any software and hardware dependencies, along with any limitations.
  2. Follow the Automated Installation guide for an automated installation from the package repositories on to a server that you have pre-configured with your choice of supported operating system.

Opsview Monitor release makes use of the standard software license key.

Key features Copied

Hostgroups Copied

Create and fine tune your own Hosts monitoring as well as arranging them logically in a Host Group topology. This includes adding variables, changing the date and time the Host is checked and more.

Lear more by reading Host, Host Groups, and Host Check Commands.

Opspacks and Host Templates Copied

200+ Opsview supported Opspacks and 4500+ plugins via the Nagios Exchange allow your business to quickly monitor IT infrastructure, public and private cloud services, VMs, containers, databases, and applications. To know more, see Monitor More with Opspacks.

Learn more about Opspacks and monitoring plugins:

An Opspack is a configuration bundle consisting of Host Templates with associated Service Checks, Plugins and Host Attributes that can be used to monitor a specific service or device with minimal extra configuration. Most current Opspacks are built right into Opsview and customers receive Opsview support.

Host Templates List

For more information, see Host Templates.

Business Service Monitoring Copied

The Business Service Monitoring function enables you to view your entire IT estate and critical business services all in one place.

Take a Tour of Opsview Business Service Monitoring:

Think of it as your business-at-a-glance view. Here you see the health of all of your end-to-end business services in real-time. Keep senior management up to date by providing access to this view on their iPad/ tablet, on their office wall, or maybe in your company reception area. As an IT Operations Director you will want this view on your large Operation’s Center Screens.

BSM Gide view

For more information, see Business Service Monitoring.

Data visualisation Copied

View all of your monitoring metrics in interactive dashboards that are easy to create and maintain. Give your team the IT visibility they need.

Dashboards allow you to view data from your entire IT estate in a single pane of glass. Dashlets are used to create customizable, resizable views that help with the analysis of ongoing events. These views are based on various elements of Opsview, such as Business Service Monitoring, Reporting, Events, Hashtags, Host Groups, and Graphs.

Customise Dashboard tab

For more information, see Dashboards.

["Opsview On-premises"] ["User Guide", "Quickstart Guide"]

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