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monitor

type:
plugin
plugin:
monitor
author:
cigamit
description:
Monitoring for Cacti
version:
1.3
pia:
2.8++
homepage:
http://cactiusers.org
date:
2011-10-05
license:
GPL v2
plugins:
alarming

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Purpose

This plugin allows you to view at a glance all your Cacti hosts, and will alert you audibly when something is down

Features

  • Audible alert
  • Can set permissions on who can view
  • Can disable monitoring of a host

Prerequisites

Installation

Install just like any other plugin, just throw it in the plugin directory, in a folder called monitor. Edit your includes/config.php and add it to your $plugins list, and you are rolling.

Usage

Additional Help?

If you need additional help, please goto http://forums.cacti.net

ChangeLog

— 1.3 —

  • compat: Fix general header

— 1.2 —

  • bug#0001654: a little update for monitor plugin
  • bug: Correct some undefined offset errors

— 1.1 —

  • compat: Allow proper navigation text generation
  • bug: User would see console as a pick even if they were guest
  • bug: Mute button does not work properly
  • bug: Text fields in MySQL can not include a default

— 1.0 —

  • feature: Add Grouping by Host Template
  • feature: Adding 0.8.7f features

— 0.9 —

  • Monitor is now only PA 2.0 compatible
  • Fix for mass enabling / disabling monitoring of hosts

— 0.8.2 —

  • Change from JS Status popup to pure CSS
  • Remove “Details” view

— 0.8.1 —

  • Fix compatibility issue between monitor and thold v0.3.6

— 0.8 —

  • Add a muted icon to show what hosts are currently muted
  • Only show hosts that have had at least 2 pollings. This stops it from alerting on new hosts that haven't been properly polled yet.
  • All the selecting of “None” as a sound to not have it play an alert
  • Move from using cookies to using session variables
  • Allow the display of a Host Down Message
  • Add fix for not showing disabled thresholds
  • Lots of code cleanup
  • Add a patch by fri that allows grouping by tree / header and does user auth checking
  • Use new “api_user_realm_auth” from Plugin Architecture
  • Display host down time under the hostname
  • Fix Cacti 0.8.7 compatibility

— 0.7 —

  • #0000044 - Modify device image to link to device's graphs
  • #0000052 - If the Threshold plugin is running, change the host color to Orange if a threshold is breached
  • Add option to select an different alarm sound from the available wav and mp3 files in the sounds directory
  • Update tab image to better resemble the original cacti images
  • Add option to add an icon legend to the Monitor display
  • Moved sounds to their own folder
  • Fixes to the fast poller

— 0.6 —

  • Allow guest access to the Monitor Tab
  • #0000013 - Fix issues with database names with uncommon characters by enclosing in back-ticks

— 0.5 —

  • Fixed an issue with the mute button action url (thanks Tut'!)
  • Fixed an issue with the monitor page and includes
  • Fixed an issue with the Fast Poller paths

— 0.4 —

  • Added Javscript Mouseover Tooltips. This replaces the title attribute which I used before (Newlines didn't work in Firefox)

— 0.3 —

  • Added Settings for Refresh Rate and Width of Hosts See Settings » Misc
  • Added Faster Poller so that you can know immediately if something is down

— 0.2 —

  • Fix for navigational line

— 0.1 —

  • Initial release

Possible Bugs?

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