[Nagios-devel] [Fwd: Patch to display parent hosts in extinfo.cgi]

matthias eble matthias.eble at mailing.kaufland-informationssysteme.com
Wed May 13 12:06:39 UTC 2009


> >> This would make it easily possible to display hosts' children in the
> >> cgis which is a good thing also IMO.
> >
> > I'm not so sure about that. Many of our customers have huge switches
> > with up to a hundred child-host connected to them.
> 
> I think you could add a table at the bottom of the extinfo.cgi page to  
> list all the children. It's out of the way, but accessible if required.

Maybe tuning config.cgi to accept host/service names/descriptions would
be best. With a nice two column table, overview for single
hosts/services would be better. The link could be added to the top left
box.

Other things like contacts+contactgroups would also be accessible
easily. As a side effect it would solve
http://ideas.nagios.org/akira/dtd/1898-3955 

I'd be happy to provide a patch.
Matthias






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