[Nagios-devel] New Nagios dev branch?

Ton Voon ton.voon at opsera.com
Tue Feb 9 08:43:15 UTC 2010

On 1 Feb 2010, at 15:56, Ton Voon wrote:

>> Can you provide more details on what it is you are proposing to add?
>> Synchronization stuff may make more sense being implemented as a NEB
>> mobule or addon, so I'd like to see what's on the plate.
> Patch attached. Applies cleanly to CVS at the moment.
> While I agree that slave synchronisation sits outside code Nagios,  
> there are changes that are required to Nagios to support such a  
> feature. The patch contains the core changes required to Nagios.
> The idea is that there is a "sync_retention_file" which has slightly  
> different logic to a normal "state_retention_file", such as only  
> syncing if the last_check time in the sync file is earlier than the  
> retained last_check time. The sync file is removed when it has been  
> read. A new API is also added (SYNC_RETENTION_FILE) to allow syncing  
> when required. Comments and downtimes are searched based on "similar  
> attributes" (because id numbers will not be the same).
> It also contains test cases for reading the new sync_retention_file,  
> and some test cases for the new downtime search functions.
> I've included documentation both in the sample configuration file  
> and the configmain.html (which looks generated?). There's probably  
> additional documentation required as this is an advanced feature and  
> I'll commit to doing that if this is going to be included.
> Apologies for the code formatting. I'll clean that up if this is  
> okay to include in CVS.
> Comments?

Any feedback? Some people might think there is a lack of development  
in Nagios :)


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