Opsview Monitor Review

The interface is easy to use, especially starting from v5 onwards.


Valuable Features

  • Easy setup hosts
  • Easy configuring service checks
  • Very easy-to-use interface, especially starting from v5 onwards
  • Advanced tweaking possibilities
  • Netflow

Improvements to My Organization

It's helping to actively monitor our systems.

Room for Improvement

  • Easier expansions
  • Better documentations
  • Having tabs inside, 2F authentication
  • Incorrect documentation for version 5.0
  • Lack of tabs in Opsview GUI
  • Unnecessary configuration and manual setup for slave appliances which can be configured by Opsview inside the VM

Use of Solution

I've been using it for seven months.

Deployment Issues

We haven't had issues with our deployments.

Stability Issues

Often the webpage becomes inaccessible and you need to refresh the page.

Scalability Issues

With the way the service checks work, you need to perform lots of manual setups to create specific service checks and templates for each host.

Customer Service and Technical Support

6/10

Previous Solutions

I used Icinga in my previous company.

Initial Setup

The initial setup is straightforward if the documentation is correct.

ROI

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

Get the silver package for enterprise.

Other Solutions Considered

No other options were looked at.

Other Advice

Devise the exact templates you want to create before messing it up.

Disclosure: IT Central Station contacted the reviewer to collect the review and to validate authenticity. The reviewer was referred by the vendor, but the review is not subject to editing or approval by the vendor.
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