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Re: Nagios alerts



Once upon a time Saturday 07 July 2007, Karsten Wade wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 14:42 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > Starting tonight I'm going to start sending nagios alerts to
> > sysadmin-users.  If you don't like it suggest something else.
>
> Does nagios have a built-in and sane-to-use method for grouping alerts?
>
> For example, I want to hear when docs.fp.o is having troubles, and
> that's it.  Or docs.fp.o + translate.fp.o, etc.  Can nagios support
> that?  Do we want to support that use?
>
> If yes, that would help with doing escalations, such that if I don't
> respond to emails within X minutes, sms is used.
>
> Otherwise, I can sub to sysadmin-users and filter out all but the
> docs.fp.o alerts.  But then I lose the email => sms escalation.  Meaning
> I'd personally probably dupe every alert to sms, just in case. :)
>
> Why should this matter if sysadmins are getting the alerts and
> responding already?  In the case of most of our Web resources, there are
> other people responsible or affected by the slightest downtime.  It
> would save sysadmins some hassle in informing people if we could have
> nagios take care of it for us.
>
> - Karsten

We can group services/hosts and have different contacts for them  so yes  you 
can get only the ones you want to get 

Dennis


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