Host categories

Overview

Object name: HC

Show

In order to list available host categories, use the SHOW action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a show
id;name;alias;members
1;Linux;Linux Servers;host1
2;Windows;Windows Server;host2
3;AS400;AS400 systems;host3,host4

Columns are the following:

Column Description
Name Name of host category
Alias Alias of host category

Add

In order to add a host category, use the ADD:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a add -v "Databases;Databases servers"

Required parameters are the following:

Order Description
1 Name of host category
2 Alias of host category

Del

In order to delete a host category, use the DEL action. The name is used for identifying the host category you want to delete:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a DEL -v "Databases"

Getmember

In order to view the list hosts in a host category, use the GETMEMBER action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a getmember -v "Linux"
id;name
14;Centreon-Server
15;srv-test

Addmember and Setmember

In order to add a host or a host template into a host category, use the ADDMEMBER or SETMEMBER action where add will append and set will overwrite previous definitions:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a addmember -v "Linux;host7"
[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a setmember -v "Windows;host7|host8|host9"

The needed parameters are the following:

Order Description
1 Host category name
2 Host names to add/set. For multiple definitions, use the | delimiter

Setseverity

In order to turn a host category into a severity, use the SETSEVERITY action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a setseverity -v "Critical;3;16x16/critical.gif"

The needed parameters are the following:

Order Description
1 Host category name
2 Severity level - must be a number
3 Icon that represents the severity

Unsetseverity

In order to turn a severity into a regular host category, use the UNSETSEVERITY action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a unsetseverity -v "Critical"

The needed parameters are the following:

Order Description
1 Host category name

Delmember

In order to remove a host or a host template from a host category, use the DELMEMBER action:

[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a delmember -v "Linux;host7"
[root@centreon ~]# ./centreon -u admin -p centreon -o HC -a delmember -v "Windows;host8"

The needed parameters are the following:

Order Description
1 Host category name
2 Host names to remove from host category