Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server
for Pine64

NEMS Linux is free to download and use. Please consider supporting the project by becoming a patron, shopping through our affiliate links, or directly donating.

Current Version: 1.4.1 (Build 2)

Supported Devices:

  • Pine A64+,
  • Pine A64
  • This build should work on other Pine64 boards as well. I will add more to the list as I obtain and test these additional boards.

Minimum SD Card Size: 8 GB

Recommended SD Card Size: 16 GB

Buy The Hardware

Pine64 devices are very affordable, and using the NEMS Linux image, you simply buy the device, “burn” the image to the Micro SD card, and boot it up.

Visit the NEMS Certified Hardware page to buy your device, complete with the Micro SD card, a power adapter, a good solid case, and more.

Please buy it through our links, or let me know if you need a customized link to a different model. We get a small percentage of the sale, and it helps to make it possible to offer NEMS as a free download.


A network connection is required at boot. NEMS is intended to be administered via SSH, so if you do not have networking at boot, it is likely you will have to hard power off the device and boot up with the network cable connected. If you see nothing but a flashing cursor, plug in your network cable. If your NEMS server then shows as the IP address, you will need to reboot to get an IP address from your DHCP server. As NEMS is intended to operate as a headless server, there is also no guarantee that a connected display or keyboard will function.

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Psst! NEMS Linux was a boatload of work. If you appreciate the nights of cuddles my wife lost, please help me treat her to a very nice romantic dinner by throwing something in the tip jar.

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NEMS Developed by Robbie Ferguson