Re: [opennms-discuss] Custom notification to a specific group for a specific node type?
2009-01-01 03:23:04 GMT
On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 11:38 -0800, D T wrote: > Greetings all - > > I am working on an evaluation of OpenNMS and am really liking it so far - lots of power and functionality. > > The one thing I am having a hard time figuring out is how to send notifications for a specific class of system, e.g. network gear to a specific group, e.g. NetEng. > > I've googled as much as I can and gone through the FAQs but can't come up with a clear, easy answer. Does one exist? > > I found one reference to creating a new event notification category and then having that category route to the NetEng group - seems sort of clunky? > > Sorry if I missed something obvious, but if it was that obvious, I wouldn't have missed it...? > in the opennms etc directory: users.xml - defines individual users groups.xml - defines groups of users destinationPaths.xml - defines who gets notified (groups and/or users) and by what means notifications.xml - defines which events trigger notifications, which nodes the notifications apply to, and which destination paths are used for each entry in the file. You can edit these manually if you're so inclined, or you can use the opennms GUI 'admin' pages. Although the documentation could be better, this information can be found there with a little perseverance. Be sure to make yourself an administrative user by adding your username to the admin users role in the magic-users.properties file.(Continue reading)