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Learning Nagios 4 by 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 statuses, and basic information. These can be used to determine the statuses of hosts. Hostgroup-related views also show the statuses for services bound to hosts. Host information pages also offer modifying several parameters related to host configuration.

Checking statuses

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

The following screenshot reports five hosts, all of which are currently up:

The page shows a list of all hosts, their statuses, and basic information, such as when the host was ...

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