New release of Centreon Poller Display 1.6

Centreon-Poller-Display is an open source and free module, available now in 1.6.0 version, designed to provide a light version of Centreon Web locally on your pollers. This interface allows users to view the monitored resources of the poller from the poller itself. This is interesting for users who are near to the poller server and away from the Central server or in case of a Central/network outage.

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Tutorial: how to translate Centreon

With our last best practices article about contribution management and feedback to contributors, you have learnt the different ways to contribute to Centreon and now you know that Centreon’s translation is one of them.

Do you speak another language?
Spanish?
Italian?
Another different one?

If you want to contribute to translate Centreon, this new tutorial is for you!
Discover how to translate Centreon web interface and how to help us to add new language in Centreon.

Translation

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Tutorial: Using Plugin Packs for fast monitoring deployment

Since the Centreon version 3.4 release, 6 Plugin Packs are available free:

  • Cisco standard: used for basic Cisco hardware monitoring;
  • Linux SNMP: used to monitor the main GNU/Linux server using the SNMP protocol;
  • MySQL DB: used to monitor DBMSs such as MySQL or MariaDB;
  • Printer standard: used to monitor printers using the SNMP protocol;
  • UPS standard: used to monitor UPS using the SNMP protocol;
  • Windows SNMP: used to monitor the main Microsoft Windows server using the SNMP protocol.

Thanks to the Plugin Packs, your Information System can be monitored in just a few minutes. Let’s look at all the steps.

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Bests Practices: How to use categories of objects in Centreon

You know how groups works in Centreon user interface and you want to optimize your configuration and/or exploit as well as possible the Centreon BI and Centreon Map modules, you should read this article!

The concepts of groups (hostgroups, servicegroups, contactgroups) was previously defined in the “Bests Practices: How to use groups of objects in Centreon” article. We will not get back on these concepts.

A category is look like a group of objects but having the distinction of being used to filter a subset of elements and not to select objects. There are two types of categories: for the hosts and for the services.

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