[Nagios-devel] Config from PostgreSQL

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Tue Dec 7 14:28:43 UTC 2010

On 12/06/2010 11:41 PM, Phil Sturgeon wrote:
> I've been charged with a mission a little outside of my usual skillset, and that is to get Nagios 3.2.3 running from config based on a PostgreSQL table instead of the normal cnf_dir setting. I can work out the actual code for this but im struggling to find /where/ it should go.
> I have only found one instance of cnf_dir in the source and that is here:
> else if(strstr(input,"cfg_file=")==input || strstr(input,"cfg_dir=")==input)
> continue;
> in config.c line 1328. I have no problems hacking the core, but where do I start?

Unless you want to maintain it yourself indefinitely, you don't. You could write
an eventbroker module that loads the configuration by creating all the hosts
and services you need though. You'll want the NEBCALLBACK_PROGRAM_STATUS events,

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