Fosdem O'Reilly
2005 Edition Free and Open Source Software Developer's European Meeting


Ethan Galstad



Ethan Galstad is the creator and lead developer of Nagios. Since its first release in 1999 under the name NetSaint, Nagios has attracted numerous developers and a large following of users that have helped make it successful.

Ethan currently works as a network administrator at the University of Minnesota in the United States. He is also the president of Ayamon, LLC - a company he founded in 2003 to promote Open Source software. In his spare time, Ethan enjoys reading books on technology, science, paranormal phenomenon, and fringe archaeology.

His presentation on Nagios will include an overview of how it performs its monitoring functions, integrating Nagios with third-party applications and expanding its functionality using the new even broker API, and future planned enhancements.
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