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Monitoring with Opsview by Alan Wijntje

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Configuring service checks and service groups

Now that we have seen how to add hosts and create and assign host templates, we need to look at the service checks that will actually perform the checks we need.

Creating service checks

To create a service check (or edit or clone an existing one), simply go to settings | Advanced | Service Checks and you will get a list of all the available checks.

Let's create a new check by clicking on the add icon, which will open the New Service Check page as shown in the following screenshot:

Creating service checks

After naming and describing the check, the Service Group field is the most important one to look at. You can either select one ...

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