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A

acknowledge

Notifications and escalations are alerts sent to contacts when GroundWork Monitor detects a failure or over threshold limit condition. Once a problem has been acknowledged or a host or service is in scheduled downtime, alerts will not be sent to the configured contacts.  

agent based monitoring

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alerts

See acknowledge.

audit log

Tracks system configuration and run time changes in an audit trail. » Audit Log

auto discovery

A tool in GroundWork Monitor allowing administrators to automatically coordinate network resources with the configuration database, thereby relieving administrators from having to manage all of their host and service definitions manually. » Auto Discovery

B

bsm

Business Service Monitoring (BSM) is included in the core version of GroundWork Monitor, and provides a way to group objects and assign status to a group based on the state of its members. » Business Service Monitoring

C

certificates

SSL certificates are what enable websites to move from HTTP to HTTPS, which is more secure. » Certificates

check interval

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cloud hub

In order to create advanced functionality for simultaneous monitoring of multiple and heterogeneous virtual server environments subject to fairly rapid changes in configuration, GroundWork created Cloud Hub. » Cloud Monitoring

command

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connections

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connectors

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contact

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contact group

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contact template

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custom groups

Custom Groups are collections of host group or service group objects at the user interface level and provide a more streamlined navigation and logical organization of monitors. » How to create Custom Groups

D

dashboards

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distributed monitoring

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docker

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docker-compose

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downtime

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E

escalation

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event

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externals

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F

firewall

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G

gdma

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H

host

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host check

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host group

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K

kibana

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L

license

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linux

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logs

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logstash

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M

macros

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migrate

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N

nagios

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noma

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notifications

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O

open source

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P

plugins

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profile

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R

role

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remote network

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S

selinux

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service

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service check

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service group

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snmp

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snmp traps

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states

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status summary

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T

tcg

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template

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threshold

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tls

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U

user

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V

virtual machine

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vmware

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