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Version: 22.10

Monitoring a host

A host is any entity that has an IP address corresponding to a resource of the information system. E.g.: A server, network printer, a NAS server, a temperature sensor, an IP camera, etc.

The list of hosts is shown on page Configuration > Hosts > Hosts.

You can:

Monitoring a host

The easiest way to monitor a host is to assign it a template from a Plugin Pack :

  1. To know the name of the template for a specific Plugin Pack, go to Configuration > Plugin Packs. Search for the Plugin Pack you want, then click on the "i" icon at the bottom left of the pack.


    The documentation for the Plugin Pack opens: it will give you the exact name of the template for this Plugin Pack.

  2. Create the host:

    • manually: in the Templates field, select the template for the Plugin Pack you want.
    • using the autodiscovery module: the Plugin Pack will be filled in automatically.
  3. Deploy the configuration. The host and its services are now monitored: they are displayed on the Resources status page.