[Check_mk (english)] Guest Permissions to Only view set host groups?

Andrew Jeffree ajeffree at hopkinsonconsulting.com.au
Fri Nov 16 07:40:30 CET 2012


Yeah it's the later. So that would explain things.

Thanks for the help.

-Andrew

On 16/11/12 14:39, Marcel Schulte wrote:
> Andrew,
>
> one more question: where do these "2 copies" show up (which view)? 
> Viewing an explicit hostgroup? "Hostgroups", "Hostgroups (Grid)" or 
> "Hostgroups (Summary)"?
>
> If the latter three, that's normal as hosts can be member of several 
> hostgroups.
>
> Marcel
>
>
> 2012/11/16 Marcel Schulte <schulte.marcel at gmail.com 
> <mailto:schulte.marcel at gmail.com>>
>
>     Hi Andrew,
>
>     sounds like a bug or the hosts have been added to these hostgroups
>     twice (if that's possible).
>
>     How do these hostgroups show up if viewed with admin role (this
>     role should have view permissions to all contents by default)?
>
>     For what reason do these hostgroups exist? Actually all
>     "user"-users should only see their contactgroups' hosts/services
>     and if I understand you right that's what you want...
>
>     Additionally your used cmk (and/or omd) version could help us.
>
>     Regards,
>     Marcel
>
>
>     2012/11/16 Andrew Jeffree <ajeffree at hopkinsonconsulting.com.au
>     <mailto:ajeffree at hopkinsonconsulting.com.au>>
>
>         Hi Marcel,
>
>         Thanks for that, that's exactly what I was looking for that
>         will help loads. My only problem now is that for some of the
>         hosts they will now see 2 copies of them. Since those hosts
>         are members of 2 host groups they show up twice when you go to
>         host groups as my test user. Which while not a major problem
>         will certainly confuse some of my less gifted customers.
>
>         -Andrew
>
>
>         On 16/11/12 14:03, Marcel Schulte wrote:
>>
>>         Hi Andrew,
>>
>>         Users in role 'user' only have view permissions for
>>         hosts/services they're configured in contact groups for. At
>>         least if this role has not been reconfigured to act different.
>>
>>         Just configure these contact groups and link them to the
>>         appropriate hosts and/or services. This can be done in WATO
>>         but I currently don't know where - I'm on the road...
>>
>>         If needed I can send the section in about half an hour.
>>
>>         HTH,
>>         Marcel
>>
>>         Am 16.11.2012 02:21 schrieb "Andrew Jeffree"
>>         <ajeffree at hopkinsonconsulting.com.au
>>         <mailto:ajeffree at hopkinsonconsulting.com.au>>:
>>
>>
>>             I'm in the middle of setting up check_mk for my work so
>>             we can monitor
>>             our clients servers etc. One feature my boss wants
>>             regardless is the
>>             feature of having clients login with their relevant
>>             usernames that we
>>             provide them and only being able to see their hosts and
>>             not other
>>             clients hosts. Is this possible? if so any pointers? if
>>             not any ideas on
>>             a workaround?
>>
>>             Cheers,
>>
>>             -- 
>>             Andrew Jeffree
>>             --------------------------------------------------
>>             Hopkinson Consulting
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>


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