OP5 Monitor

Monitor host groups and service groups

Overview

You can perform various actions on your host groups and service groups from the monitoring views. You can perform actions on all objects associated with the current object, such as hosts in a host group or services associated with hosts in your host group, and also on multiple objects of the same type, as described in Multiple actions. The table below summarises the actions you can perform on a host group or service group.

Host group and service group actions

Action Description
Enable active host checks Enable checks for all active hosts in the group.
Disable active host checks Disable checks for all active hosts in the group.
Enable host notifications Enable notifications for all the hosts in the group.
Disable host notifications Disable notifications for all the hosts in the group.
Enable active service checks Enable checks for all active services in the group.
Disable active service checks Disable checks for all active services in the group.
Enable service notifications Enable notifications for all the services in the group.
Disable service notifications Disable notifications for all the services in the group.
Schedule host downtime See Schedule downtime.
Schedule service downtime See Schedule downtime.

View and perform actions on host groups and service groups

Open a host group or service group view

  1. Open the Monitor menu, then select the view you want to monitor under the Hostgroups or Servicegroups menu entry, for example Hostgroups > All Hostgroups.
  2. From the host group or service group list view, you can now perform the following:
    • Go to the list view of all hosts or services in the group, by clicking the group name. For more information, see Open a host or service view.
    • Go to the list view of all hosts or services with a specific status, by clicking a status icon in the Host Status Summary column or Service Status Summary column. For more information, see Open a host or service view.
    • Perform multiple actions on a list of objects. For more information, see Multiple actions.
    • Go to the group detail page by clicking the Actions icon next to a group. For more information, see Group detail page.

Group detail page

The group detail page gives you a detailed overview of the current host group or service group and access to all the actions available for the group:

From a host or service group detail page, you can perform the following: