[icinga-users] grouping services for overview

Simon Oosthoek soosthoek at nieuwland.nl
Tue Dec 4 13:52:35 CET 2012

On 12/03/2012 11:01 PM, Daniel Parthey wrote:
> 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?
> http://bp-addon.monitoringexchange.org/
> It should allow you to link selected services
> with logical expressions to one "meta-service"
> which tells you whether the "neighbor's uplink"
> works.

Hi Daniel,

Thanks, I didn't think of that one. I'll check it out, it looks more or 
less like what we need. Too bad the demo page of that site is broken...

> Further you might add parent/child relationships
> between your services using service dependencies:
> http://docs.icinga.org/latest/en/dependencies.html

Yup, I know that one, though I doubt it's currently implemented that way ;-)



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