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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.

New host:

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).

Basic configuration
Field nameRequired fieldDescription
Container(warning)The container in which the host will be located
Shared Containers
Container(s) in which the host should also be visible
Hosttemplate(warning)The host templates that should be used
Host Name(warning)The name of the host
A description of the host
Address(warning)The IP address of the host
If the host is in a group
Parent hosts
If the host is assigned to parent objects
Comments regarding the host
Host URL
The URL of the host
The priority of the host (currently has no influence)
The host's tags
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(warning)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
The host's contacts
The host's contact groups
Expert settings
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(warning)The period between checks
Retryinterval(warning)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.

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