Checkmk is a monitoring solution that is both robust and simple to install. It is a self-contained software bundle that combines Nagios (a popular and open-source alerting service) with add-ons for gathering, monitoring, and graphing data. It also comes with Checkmk’s web interface — a comprehensive tool that addresses many of Nagios’s shortcomings. In this guide we will set up Checkmk and use it to monitor two separate host. Choose your operating system below to get started.