[CentOS] One for the Cisco experts...

Mon Apr 27 20:24:56 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Rainer Duffner wrote:
>>>> I found this pdf with a much nicer overview:
>>>> http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=2&q=http://www.ukuug.org/events/spring2009/programme/introduction-to-opennms.pdf&ei=jNvvSd3xDtTelQfphIDZDA&sig2=7vpdGBzMcZoATeczKIZh7g&usg=AFQjCNEy6gnHrSgQOneREKleuRvgAssmHw
>>> ----
>>> downloaded and will check it out after coffee/breakfast - thanks
>>> ----
>> Hm.
>> Now, I'm in for an off-topic question ;-)
>> Can OpenNMS delegate the administration of certain groups of hosts to
>> different users/groups?
>> (While still allowing everybody a "view" right).
> No, you basically have write access or you don't.  Different 
> users/groups can receive different notifications, though. You can have a 
> passwordless user with read access if you want to make it easier to 
> embed graphs in other web pages or export data through the web 
> interface.   You can also create logins that get a 'dashboard only' view 
> that is basically a grid of machines selected by a pair of attributes 
> (like location and server type) where the grid shows the number total 
> number of nodes and the count of nodes with services down, and 
> underneath the grid you can select views with more details for any of 
> the servers in the group.  You can't make any changes from the dashboard 
> only logins, though.

The about to be released 1.7.3 (unstable branch) version is supposed to 
add per-user acls to control what devices you can see.  If you want to 
help test this feature, grab a copy in a few days or build from the 
source trunk.

    Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com