[Nagiosplug-devel] some addition to nagios I'm working on

Ton Voon ton.voon at altinity.com
Fri Jun 16 09:56:20 CEST 2006


This sounds very interesting but should go to nagios- 
devel at lists.sourceforge.net instead.


On 15 Jun 2006, at 22:28, william(at)elan.net wrote:

> I'm working on some additions to nagios code as part of my current
> project (actually most of it is already done). If you'd like to see
> any/all of this submitted as patches for inclusion in your main
> code, let me know:
> 1. Addition of extinfo structures for hostgroup and servicegroup
>     (mostly duplicated structures & supporting code for  
> service_extinfo),
>     the config for them are [not surprisingly] hostgroupextinfo and
>     servicegroupextinfo. I only need to use hostgroupextinfo myself
>     so servicegroupextinfo code will not be well tested.
> 2. Additional target_frame field in all extinfo structures and in
>     their config file that as you could guess is to be used to
>     overwrite default "target=_blank" when using extinfo urls.
> 3. Support for having multiple hostextinfo and serviceextinfo for
>     the same host/service. This would result is more then one icon
>     being displayed (makes having both notes_url and action_url
>     kind-of useless, but oh well...). This is probably more
>     controverseal extinfo addition then the above as it changes
>     expected error-condition behavior.
> 4. New status types "HOST_DISABLED" and "SERVICE_DISABLED" that
>     with status.cgi shows up as separate field in status totals
>     and not counted in "All problems". This status is actived
>     when you manually disable active checks, i.e. expect it to be
>     down for considerle period or it maybe service that was not
>     up in the first place (i.e. same services specified for hostgroup
>     and not every host has all of them). For my scenario I wrote it
>     so that disabling host would automaticly cause all services for
>     it to be seen as disabled (even if you did not actually disable
>     them), many of you probably dont want that. BTW - this addition
>     I've had in my production nagios for several months now and have
>     been backporting patch from 2.1 to 2.2 and now 2.3 code. This
>     likely even more controversial then all extinfo changes...
> Note that most of my current code additions are done like:
>   ..code
> For real patches to main code you probably want those ifdef gone
> but possibly they could be converted to regular 'if' checking
> that particular configuration is activated.

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