This page describes, step-by-step, how to get started with RealOpInsight in less than 30 minutes. Yes, 30 minutes, promise!

The below steps cover the installation through a Docker distributions. See the full installation guide for other installation options. 


The following steps describe how to download and install RealOpInsight Ultimate in a Docker containe:

  1. Run the following command: $ docker run -p 4583:4583 -p 2283:22 -i -t rchakode/realopinsight-ultimate
  2. Launch a browser and open the following URL to start the RealOpInsight Ultimate web interface: (Login: admin, password: password).   
  3. SSH server is instaled on the container (Login: ubuntu, Password: ubuntu)
  4. Binaries, logs, and many other settings can be found in /opt/realopinsight/

Configure a Data Source (Backend Monitoring System)

After a successfully installation of RealOpInsight Ultimate, you need to connect it to one or more monitoring backends (e.g. Nagios, Zabbix, ManageEngine OpManager, Zenoss...), which are also known as monitoring data sources.

To do so, log into RealOpInsight Ultimate as administor and proceed as follows:

  1. Select the menu Monitoring Data Sources
  2. Then, according to the monitoring system you want to link with, fill in the required properties as described here.
  3. Click on Add as source, select a source index, and apply to save the settings. 
  4. Repeat the above steps for each monitoring data source you want to connect to.

Create Business Service Views

You need to be log into RealOpInsight Ultimate as administor:

  1. Select the menu Editor to launch the built-in service view editor
  2. Select import button in the menu area (3) to display the source selector. Select a source, set a hostgroup filter (optional) to start the importation. 
  3. Now create a user (menu New User), and assign the view created previously to him (menu View & Access Control).
  4. Finally, log as the user to who you assigned the view and you be able to see a view as follows:
  5. By clicking on the tile, you will be able to expand the business service hierarchy as shown below. In Active View selection list, you can select Executive View to go back the main interface showing summary of each view assigned to the current user.

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