[hobbit] SLA\Availability Reports

Bill Perez billieperez at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 18:20:25 CET 2005

Thanks Henrik, the second bb-hosts file was the piece I was missing.
Do you still have a wishlist on amazon.co.uk?  I looked for your name but
didn't find anything.

On 12/7/05, Henrik Stoerner <henrik at hswn.dk> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 11:13:15AM -0500, Bill Perez wrote:
> > I am looking for some more information on the SLA reporting options
> within
> > Hobbit (running 4.1.2 on Fedora Core 4).  In the past I used the SLA
> Report
> > script from deadcat.net for Big Brother where anyone could go to the
> report
> > page, select their date range and the SLA Report button.  Within the
> > SLAreport script I had specified the servers we wanted to report on,
> > options, timeframe.
> > I have read the man pages for bbgen, bb-hosts and bb-replog but
> > am not sure how to get this same functionality out of Hobbit.  I would
> like
> > our metrics person to be able to access the URL to select the date range
> and
> > have it return on only our production servers from 7am-7pm.  I tried
> using
> > hobbitreports.sh and modified the time, but it still showed up as 24x7
> when
> > I generated the report and also wasn't sure where to specify only
> specific
> > hosts within that file.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> Hobbit basically reads the hostlist from the bb-hosts file - any host
> listed there is included in the report. So if you want a report with
> only a select set of hosts, you'll need to generate a special bb-hosts
> file with only those hosts in it.
> To use this special bb-hosts file, setup a script to run the report:
>   #!/bin/sh
>   BBHOSTS=/home/hobbit/server/etc/report-hosts
>   export BBHOSTS
>   bbgen --reportopts=.....
> and run it with "bbcmd myreportscript". You may want to look at the
> hobbitreports.sh script included in Hobbit - it lets you pre-generate
> reports on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
> Inside the bb-hosts file, you can then use the REPORTTIME parameter for
> each host to define the time-of-day included where outages count in the
> SLA calculations that the report provides. If you use the same period
> for all hosts, it's probably easiest to define this using a ".default."
> host at the top of the bb-hosts file. E.g.
> .default. # REPORTTIME=W:0700:1900
> defines the default report-time to be weekdays from 7AM to 7PM. These
> parameters and the ".default." hosts are described in the bb-hosts
> man-page.
> Regards,
> Henrik
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