[icinga-users] host alive check command and master/satellites

Antony Stone Antony.Stone at icinga.open.source.it
Fri Jan 20 11:56:23 CET 2017

On Friday 20 January 2017 at 11:46:30, Joosten, Markus wrote:

> On 2017-01-20 11:33, Antony Stone wrote:
> > On Friday 20 January 2017 at 10:00:28, Joosten, Markus wrote:
> >> I have solved this issue by also having my satellite hosts in my
> >> master zone (with a reduced amount of services of course).
> > 
> > Would you care to expand on that?
> > 
> > How do you get one host to be in more than one zone (since I assume
> > your satellite hosts exist in their own satellite zone, hence your use of
> > "also" there)?
> > 
> > I was under the impression that one EndPoint existed in only one Zone,
> > and (unless you have an HA setup) one Zone contains only one EndPoint;
> > further, each Host belongs to one Zone (although obviously one Zone can
> > contain multiple Hosts).
> Sorry if I wrote this easy to misunderstand, one host is only member of
> a single zone of course.
> Beside the host objects in the satellite zones (the satellites checking
> themselves) I also create similarly named hosts in my master zone (the
> master checks each satellite), e.g.:
> - host customer001-satellite in zone master
> - host customer001-satellite-local in zone customer001

Ah :)

So, you know it's the same machine twice, but Icinga doesn't :)

> Hope that helps clarifying what I meant :)

Indeed, thanks.


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