[txemi2 at euskalnet.net: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#294983: wishlist: not require alias and host_name in hosts.cfg]
seanius at debian.org
Tue Feb 15 21:44:10 CET 2005
we have a feature request from a user that i think is pretty reasonable
and not too big an effort to accomplish. basically, nagios requires
that all host objects have a host_name, address, and alias attribute.
the user requested that as a default, if only the host_name is provided
that it be used to derive the other two attributes.
btw, this is for the 1.x cvs branch.
(debian nagios package maintainer)
ps - i would appreciate it if you would maintain the CC field so that
further correspondance is kept with the bug record.
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From: txemi <txemi2 at euskalnet.net>
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Subject: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#294983: wishlist: not require alias and host_name in hosts.cfg
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 21:24:29 +0100
wishlist: not require alias and host_name in hosts.cfg
Most boring thing of setting up nagios is writting big configuration files.
But some little changes could in my opinion short and increase readability of this files.
In my hosts.cfg I have a lot of sections like this:
In most of my hosts host_name is equal to alias and address, so it could be written like this:
But it cannot be done as host_name, alias and address are necessary.
I would like that in host_name and alias absence they would take address value. So I could say the same with less text making it easier to write, read, change, mantain, understand...
that is all...
txemi <txemi2 at euskalnet.net>
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