Hostgroup Definition

A hostgroup definition is used to define a group of hosts.

Syntax

Bold variables are required, while others are optional. Emphasized variables are Alignak extensions with reference to the Nagios legacy definition.

define hostgroup{  
hostgroup_name hostgroup_name
alias alias
display_name display_name
 
To be updated / completed  
 
}  

Example

define hostgroup{
   hostgroup_name                 my_hostgroup
}

Variables

hostgroup_name
This directive is used to define a short name used to identify the hosts group.