The contacts in Centreon are used to:
- Log in to the Centreon web interface: each contact has its own rights of connection to the web interface.
- Be warned in case of necessity (notification).
To add a contact, simply go to the menu: Configuration > Users > Add.
To display the matrix of notification of a contact, click on View contact notifications next to the Add menu).
- The Alias/Login field defined the login to access the web interface.
- The Full Name field contains the name and first name of the user.
- The Email and Pager fields contain respectively the e-mail address and the telephone number of the user (in the case of a notification by SMS or call for instance).
- The Contact template used field allows us to link the contact to a Model of contact.
- The Linked to Contact Groups list associated the contact to one or more groups of contacts.
- The Enable Notifications field allows us to enable the sending of notifications to the user.
- The Host / Service Notification Options field serves to define the statuses to which notifications are sent.
- The Host / Service Notification Period field serves to choose the time period in which notifications are sent.
- The Host / Service Notification Command field serves to choose the notification command to a host or a service.
- The Reach Centreon Front-end field serves to authorize the user to access the Centreon web interface.
- The Password and Confirm Password fields contain the user password.
- The Default Language field serves to define the language of the Centreon interface for this user.
- The Admin field defined if this user is the administrator of the supervision platform or not.
- The Autologin key serves to define a connection key for the user. The user will no longer need to enter his / her login and password but will use this key to log in directly. Connection syntax:
The Possibility of automatic connection (auto login) should be enabled in the menu: Administration > Options.
- The Authentication Source field specifies if the connection information comes from an LDAP directory or information stored locally on the server.
- The Access list groups field serves to define an access group to a user (group use for access control (ACL)).
An Administrative user is never concerned by access control even linked to an access group.
- The Address fields allow us to specify the data of additional contacts (other e-mails, other telephone numbers, etc.).
- The Status and Comment fields serve to enable or disable the contact and to make comments on it.