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

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed May 13 12:54:24 UTC 2009


Sascha.Runschke at gfkl.com wrote:
> Ton Voon <ton.voon at opsera.com> schrieb am 13.05.2009 12:27:07:
> 
>>> True that, but obtaining the information right now makes it 
>>> prohibitively
>>> expensive to do so for large installations. It would mean having to 
>>> walk
>>> through all the hosts and see which ones have the current host 
>>> listed as
>>> its parent.
>> True. So if use_large_installations_tweaks is set, don't display, 
>> otherwise do?
>>
>> When the children links are added to the object structure, then we 
>> just need to remove this if statement.
> 
> I don't like that idea.
> use_large_installation_tweaks=0 is no guarantuee for
> having a small installation present. Personally I do not use it for
> example, since it does have certain caveats. Some people like to
> have full control over their nagios and might make 75% of that
> adjustments that u_l_i_t=1 does, but not the rest because of
> certain problems that arise in their special environment.
> 
> Personally I'd favour some some kind of dynamic model, which
> presents me with a button on the GUI which reads "Press here to
> display all childs of this system" and THEN nagios might go
> crawling the hostslist for children. That'll be a good agreement
> in my opinion.
> 

That would mean adding ajax callbacks, or making a new page just
to display the hosts. I'm not so sure I'd want to go there at the
end of the CGI's lifetime.

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