Extensions

Modules

The modules can be used to add additional functionalities to Centreon. It is possible to install modules using the YUM utility or source files (*.tar.gz).

There are 3 kinds of modules:

  • Community modules, under license GPL v2, developed by the Centreon community
  • Core modules, under license GPL v2, developed by the Centreon team
  • Proprietary modules, subject to a license, developed by Centreon

To install a module:

  1. Install the module from the associated documentation (most often in the directory: /usr/share/centreon/www/modules on the central server)
  2. Go into the menu: Administration ==> Extensions
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  1. Click on the install icon to start installation of the module
  2. Click now on Install to install the module

The table below summarizes the columns of the page:

Column Description
Name Contains module name
Real name Contains module complete name
Informations Contains information about the module
Release Indicates the module version
Author Indicates the module author
Expiration date Indicates license expiration date
Installed Indicates if the module is installed or not
Status Indicates the module status : installed, installed but without license, unknown etc.
Actions

Serves to perform actions on a module :

To install a module, click on install

To configure a module, click on configure

To delete a module, click on delete, and then confirm the deletion

To update a module, click on update and then follow the process

Widgets

Widgets enable us to construct customized views, dealt with in the chapter covering widgets.

To install a widget:

  1. Install the widget from the associated documentation (most commonly in the directory entitled: /usr/share/centreon/www/widgets on the central server)
  2. Go into the menu: Administration ==> Extensions
  3. In the left menu, click on Setup under Widgets
  4. Click on install to start the installation of the widget

The table below summarizes the columns of the page:

Column Description
Title Contains widget name
Description Contains information about the widget
Version Indicates widget version
Author Indicates widget author
Actions

Serves to perform actions on a widget:

To install a widget, click on install

To delete a widget, click on delete, and then confirm the deletion

To update a widget, click on update and then follow the process