[hobbit] Is there a way to clone host definitions in bb-hosts?
devzero at cox.net
Wed Jun 11 05:04:34 CEST 2008
So I was curious about the whole macro thing and decided to test it out. It has only been a few minutes but the
following seems to work fine. I hope this helps in some way.
ipaddress servername # $foo
Tim McCloskey wrote:
> As mentioned, perhaps someone with knowledge on the topic can answer.
> To extend the question further, since macros (variables) are able to be
> used within the hobbit-alerts.cfg file I wonder if variables can be
> assigned in bb-hosts and hobbit-clients.cfg? At one point I thought of
> trying to keep all of our host/client/alerts data within mysql, but it
> was only a thought.
> John Burk wrote:
> I'm using includes in my bb-hosts to keep the file
>> length down, but my included files are comprised of hundreds of hosts
>> all identical except for the ipaddresses and hostnames.
>> Surely there must be a way to template this, I just can't find it in
>> the bb-hosts manpage...
>> and so on in mind-numbing repetition...
>> I'd like to be able to define the tags in a template, and simply use
>> that template. Does this mechanism exist in bb-host? That way
>> if/when I need to change the tags for all my hosts, I only need to do
>> it in one place, and not on every line in 3 different files.
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