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Nagios Core Administration Cookbook - Second Edition by Tom Ryder

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Viewing and interpreting availability reports

In this recipe, you'll learn how to use the Availability Report to build a table showing statistics for a host, hostgroup, service, or servicegroup. This is useful as a quick metric of overall availability, perhaps to meet the terms of a service-level agreement.

Getting started

You will need access to the Nagios Core web interface and permission to run commands from the CGIs. The sample configuration installed by following the Quick Start Guide gives the nagiosadmin user all the necessary privileges when authenticated via HTTP.

If you find that you don't have this privilege, check the authorized_for_all_services and authorized_for_all_hosts directives in /usr/local/nagios/etc/cgi.cfg and include your ...

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