[Pkg-nagios-devel] Notifications

Jan Wagner waja at cyconet.org
Mon Jan 15 08:38:42 CET 2007

On Sunday 14 January 2007 19:02, sean finney wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 09:32 +0100, Jan Wagner wrote:
> > On Saturday 13 January 2007 20:19, Marc Haber wrote:
> > > Do you suggest any changes to the packages' default configuration?
> >
> > I'm not sure, maybe we should ship it with "#notification_interval 5 ;
> > enable this, if you want renotification for this service" for each
> > service in services_nagios2.cfg to leave the users the option?
> i don't have a default install handy, so i'm not sure if the setting is
> included and explicitly set to 0, or implicitly set to 0 by not being
> set.  in the case of the former, i'd be open to placing a comment after
> the setting, and in the case of the latter we could explicitly add the
> setting to it's default value with a comment.

schuhkarton:~# grep 
notification_interval /etc/nagios2/conf.d/services_nagios2.cfg

So adding "notification_interval 0 ; set > 0 if you want to be renotified" 
will be fine? :)

> what i would be opposed to, however, is changing the default setting to
> non-zero, as spamming the admin who installed nagios is a quick way to
> get nagios uninstalled (or at least it would encourage the admin to stop
> reading the emails) :)

I agree. But in larger environments, you will lose track on whats up and down, 
if you dont have actualy access to the webinterface. So with the config line 
above, anybody should know, what he have todo to get aware of both.

With kind regards, Jan.
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