Under "Basic Monitoring / Hosts" you will find an overview of all hosts. This contains four tabs (Monitored, Not monitored,
Disabled, Deleted) as well as three buttons in the header that you can choose from.
Provides the option to hide individual table columns
Link to input form for creating a new host
Provides the ability to filter the host list by name, IP address, output, status, acknowledged or downtime.
The input form for creating a new host contains two tabs (Basic configuration, Expert settings) and two buttons.
Turns the Auto DNS Lookup function on or off. This automatically tries to resolve the host name into an IP address and vice versa.
Returns to the host overview (without saving).
|Field name||Required field||Description|
|Container||The container in which the host will be located|
|Shared Containers||Container(s) in which the host should also be visible|
|Hosttemplate||The host templates that should be used|
|Host Name||The name of the host|
|Description||A description of the host|
|Address||The IP address of the host|
|Hostgroups||If the host is in a group|
|Parent hosts||If the host is assigned to parent objects|
|Notes||Comments regarding the host|
|Host URL||The URL of the host|
|Priority||The priority of the host (currently has no influence)|
|Tags||The host's tags|
|Satellite||If the host is monitored by the master system or a satellite|
|Notification period||The period of time when the host can trigger notifications|
|Notification interval||The period between notifications|
|Notifcation options||Sets which statuses trigger a notification|
|Enable active checks||If enabled, the host is actively checked or the results are transferred passively|
|Contact||The host's contacts|
|Contactgroups||The host's contact groups|
|Checkcommand||The command for checking the host and its arguments|
|Check period||The period in which the host is checked.|
|Max. number of check attempts||The maximum number of check attempts|
|Checkinterval||The period between checks|
|Retryinterval||The period between checks in the event of an error|
|Flap detection||Active if flap detection is activated|
The host inherits many of its settings from the selected host template. These are indicated by a chain symbol.
Setting was inherited from the host template and has not changed
Setting was inherited from the host template, but differs from the value in the template
By using this macros can be added to the host.