Ah! That would have saved me a lot of time! As it is it will be a nice clean up job... :-)

--Ian

On 11/20/06, Thomas Sluyter < nagios@kilala.nl> wrote:
On 20 Nov, 2006, at 16:12, Ian Collier wrote:

> I don't think host_group is a valid parameter for service
> descriptions - at
> least according to the docs and certainly when I was getting
> started with
> 2.5 I tried this and could not make it work.
>
> What am I missing?

Host groups can most definitely be used in service definitions. My
whole Nagios configuration revolves around them :)

The parameter you're looking for is "hostgroup_name". Unfortunately
it is not mentioned in the basic documentation (Ethan?), but it is
mentioned in the "Time saving tips" section.

See: http://nagios.sourceforge.net/docs/2_0/templatetricks.html#service

Cheers!


Thomas

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