Contacts

Overview

Object name: CONTACT

Show

In order to list available contacts, use the SHOW action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a show
id;name;alias;email;pager;gui access;admin;activate
4;Guest;guest;guest@localhost;;0;0;0
5;Supervisor;admin;root@localhost;;1;1;1
6;User;user;user@localhost;;0;0;0

Columns are the following :

Column

Description

ID

ID of contact

Name

Name of contact

Alias

Alias of contact (also login id)

Email

Email of contact

Pager

Phone number of contact

GUI Access

1 (can access UI) or 0 (cannot access UI)

Admin

1 (admin) or 0 (non admin)

activate

1 (enabled) or 0 (disabled)

Add

In order to add a contact, use the ADD action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o CONTACT -a ADD -v "user;user;user@mail.com;mypassword;1;1;en_US;local"

The required parameters are the following:

Parameter

Description

Name

Name of contact

Alias (login)

Alias of contact (also login id)

Email

Email of contact

Password

Password of contact

Admin

1 (admin) or 0 (non admin)

GUI Access

1 (can access UI) or 0 (cannot access UI)

Language

Language pack has to be installed on Centreon

Authentication type

local or ldap

Note

You need to generate your configuration file and restart monitoring engine in order to apply changes.

Del

In order to delete one contact, use the DEL action. The contact name is used for identifying the contact you would like to delete:

[root@centreon core]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a del -v "user"

Note

You need to generate your configuration file and restart monitoring engine in order to apply changes.

Setparam

If you want to change a specific parameter for a contact, use the SETPARAM action:

[root@centreon core]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a setParam -v "contact alias;hostnotifcmd;command name"
[root@centreon core]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a setParam -v "contact alias;svcnotifcmd;command name"
root@centreon core]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a setParam -v "contact alias;hostnotifperiod;period name"

The required parameters are the following:

Parameter

Description

Contact alias

Alias of contact to update

Parameter

Parameter to update

Value

New value of parameter

Parameters that you can change are the following:

Parameter

Description

name

Name

alias

Alias

comment

Comment

email

Email Address

password

User Password

access

Can reach centreon, 1 if user has access, 0 otherwise

language

Locale

admin

1 if user is admin, 0 otherwise

authtype

ldap or local

hostnotifcmd

host notification command(s). Multiple commands can be defined with delimiter “|”

svcnotifcmd

service notification command(s). Multiple commands can be defined with delimiter “|”

hostnotifperiod

host notification period

svcnotifperiod

service notification period

hostnotifopt

can be d,u,r,f,s,n

servicenotifopt

can be w,u,c,r,f,s,n

address1

Address #1

address2

Address #2

address3

Address #3

address4

Address #4

address5

Address #5

address6

Address #6

ldap_dn

LDAP domain name

enable_notifications

1 when notification is enable, 0 otherwise

autologin_key

Used for auto login

template

Name of the template to apply to the contact

Note

You need to generate your configuration file and restart monitoring engine in order to apply changes.

Enable

In order to enable a contact, use the ENABLE action:

[root@centreon core]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a enable -v "test"

Note

You need to generate your configuration file and restart monitoring engine in order to apply changes.

Disable

In order to disable a contact, use the DISABLE action:

[root@centreon core]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o contact -a disable -v "test"

Note

You need to generate your configuration file and restart monitoring engine in order to apply changes.