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Learning Nagios - Third Edition by Piotr Beltowski, Wojciech Kocjan

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Managing hosts

Nagios offers several pages that can be used to view and modify host information. The Nagios web interface offers a view of all defined hosts, their status, and basic information. These can be used to determine the status of hosts. Host group-related views also show the status for services bound to hosts. Host Information pages can also modify several parameters related to the host configuration.

Checking status

Nagios offers a panel that shows all hosts along with their status. It can be accessed by clicking on the Hosts link in the menu on the left.

The following is a screenshot reporting four hosts, all of which are currently up:

The page in the preceding image shows a list of all hosts, their status, and basic information such ...

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