O'Reilly logo

Nagios, 2nd Edition by Wolfgang Barth

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

A.2 CGI Configuration in cgi.cfg

A.2.1 Authentication parameters

Through the contact and the contact group, Nagios allocates responsibilities to users from which permissions for the Web interface can likewise be inferred: each contact may normally only see those hosts and services for which he is also responsible. This is why the name of the Web login must match the contact name.

The parameters listed below work around this concept to some extent. They are not intended to solve problems, however, caused by contact and Web user names not matching.

cmduse_authentication

Determines whether you normally need to log in to the Web interface. Like the user name, the contact name is always used; how you store passwords is described in 1.5 Configuration of ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required