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Description

Hardware

Depends on how many objects/services you would like to monitor and at what interval. If you can afford a quad core with 4G RAM would be good.

Operating System

any where Nagios can compile and run except windows*, I don't know how things work with windows OS.

Nagios

A working Nagios installation.

Nagios-Plugins

Without plugins Nagios is of no use.

Perl

Since N2RRD Package is written on PERL. Most systems have PERL installed by default.

Perl modules

RRDs and RRD::Simple

Webserver

Apache web server.

Fastcgi

(Optional) helps reduce load on system.

mod_perl

(Optional) some versions don't work properly with N2RRD package (test cases failed on 64bit intel based RHEL 6.x system)

RRDTOOL

Required by N2RRD package.

Recommended: Ver. 1.4.x as it has rrdcached, which helps reduces  I/O traffic

N2RRD

for archiving performance data.

RRD2GRAPH

for displaying graphs from performance data stored in Round Robin Archives.

Nagvis

(Optional) for Visualization

NagiosQL

(Optional) for configuring Nagios

Other Graph Tool

(Optional) if you like you can use Cacti, Drraw or any other display tool to graph performance data stored by N2RRD.