A host is any entity that has an IP address corresponding to a resource of the information system. Example: A server, network printer, NAS server, temperature sensor, IP camera, etc.
The list of hosts is shown on the Configuration > Hosts > Hosts (simplified) page.
Monitoring a host
To find out the name of the template for a specific Monitoring Connector, go to Configuration > Monitoring Connector Manager. Search for the Monitoring Connector you want, and then click the "i" icon at the bottom left of the pack.
The documentation for the Monitoring Connector opens: it will give you the exact name of the template for this Monitoring Connector.
Create the host: