How does Nagios manage the historical logs of monitoring events?

Nagios stores historical monitoring events by writing event information to log files or databases. It can be configured to write these records to a designated log file or database for later viewing and analysis.

In Nagios, users can specify the storage method and location of event logs through the log options in the configuration file. They have the option to store the historical records of monitoring events either in local log files or in databases like MySQL.

By reviewing Nagios log files or database, users can understand the time of occurrence, duration, status changes, and other information related to monitoring events, helping users troubleshoot faults and analyze performance. Additionally, Nagios also offers tools and plugins that can generate reports, charts, and other visual data using historical record data, assisting users in better understanding the occurrence and trend of monitoring events.

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