[Xymon] New "host" seen but no details available?

Henrik Størner henrik at hswn.dk
Thu Jul 18 23:12:52 CEST 2013

On 16-07-2013 23:40, Mills, David (IS) wrote:
> I am experimenting with creating new server-side tests and so far,
> things are working well: my new hosts are appearing OK on the web page
> as well as in the "xymon "xymondboard" " output with correct
> status colors I'm sending.
> However, when I click on the status icons for these objects, instead of
> seeing the extra message text I sent with the "status" command, I get a
> blank page except for the message "No such host".
> Guilty Disclaimer: I am using bizzare host names which contain '/''s and
> ':'s

Simple answer: Don't do that.

Since hostnames gets converted into filenames in various places around 
Xymon, using that kind of characters in a hostname is just a really bad 


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