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Learning Nagios 4

By : Wojciech Kocjan
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Learning Nagios 4

By: Wojciech Kocjan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Learning Nagios 4
About the Author
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Generating reports

One of the most important features of the web interface is the ability to create reports. Many larger companies need those to make decisions at a higher management level, smaller ones can benefit from it. Reporting functionality can also be used to browse historical notifications and alerts and see complete logs from a specified period.

Nagios offers the following types of reports:

  • Trend reporting for hosts or services: This report shows state history changes for a single object along with status information from performed checks.

  • Availability report for hosts or services : This report shows how much time an object has spent in a particular status. It can report all objects or a single object and can also generate reports for host groups and service groups

  • Alert histogram : This report shows the number of alerts that have occurred over a period of time for a particular host or service.

In addition, Nagios can report a history of alerts, notifications, or all events. This...