[Nagios-devel] Error: Invalid hostgroup object directive

Ethan Galstad nagios at nagios.org
Thu Dec 4 18:47:03 UTC 2003


As mentioned in the "What's New" page, the contact_groups directive 
has been moved out of hostgroup definitions.  If you're using alpha 
2.0 stuff, you definitely need to read that page of the docs.


On 4 Dec 2003 at 15:20, twebster at daksoft.com wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> 
> I am receiving the same error that Oliver Haake reported receiving on
> 11-18, when trying to start nagios.
> 
> I downloaded the latest nagios-cvs file on Dec 4.  Is this a bug?
> 
> 
> Reading configuration data...
> 
> Error: Invalid hostgroup object directive 'contact_groups'.
> 
> Error: Could not add object property in file
> '/etc/nagios/hostgroups.cfg' on line 5.
> 
> 
> my hostgroup entry looks like
> 
> # 'INTERNET' host group definition
> define hostgroup{
>   hostgroup_name  INTERNET
>   alias   Internet
>   contact_groups  network-admins
>   members   WEST,EAST
>   }
> 
> my contactgroups.cfg file looks like
> # 'network-admins' contact group definition
> define contactgroup{
>   contactgroup_name network-admins
>   alias     Network Administrators
>   members     username1, username2
>   }
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Tony
> 
> 
> 
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Ethan Galstad,
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