[Xymon] Wildcard/regexes for hostnames in client-local.cfg

Mike Burger mburger at bubbanfriends.org
Fri Oct 4 20:42:57 CEST 2013

Similarly, can I do so in analysis.cfg?
Mike Burger

"Once word leaks out that a pirate's gone soft, people begin to disobey
you and then it's nothing but work, work, work, all the time."
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> I've looked over the client-local.cfg man page, and don't see anything
> either allowing or disallowing this, so I figured I'd ask before trying it
> out.
> I have a group of servers where I'm going to be doing file presence
> monitoring (alarm if the file exists). These servers will have fairly
> similar names, so I'd like to be able use a regex in the hostname field (
> [hostname] ) rather than have to create a separate entry for each server.
> Is this possible?
> Failing that, could I list the hostnames in one [...] similar to the
> alerts.cfg file?
> Thank you.
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