[icinga-users] grouping services for overview

Daniel Parthey daniel.parthey at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Dec 3 23:01:22 CET 2012

Simon Oosthoek wrote:
> Currently we monitor the link, the ports on the switches, etc. but 
> there's no overview of all these separate services... It would be nice 
> to be able to codify the specific bits (port x on switch a, port y on 
> switch b, link d, device e) as a single "hostgroup" or "service group" 
> to easily see which bit of the service might be the cause of lost 
> connectivity.

Possibly the Nagios Business Process AddOn fits your needs?


It should allow you to link selected services
with logical expressions to one "meta-service"
which tells you whether the "neighbor's uplink"

Further you might add parent/child relationships
between your services using service dependencies:



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