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I would like to monitor a few hundred hosts using Nagios, yet I only want the switch fabric to show up in the statusmap.cgi. Is there a way to prevent a host from showing up in the status map, yet have it still be monitored?

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A google search shows somebody else asking the question - osdir.com/ml/network.nagios.user/2002-09/msg00007.html - but it comes with no answer :( –  TheWellington Nov 9 '11 at 22:24
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You might want to take a look at NagViz. It's a great tool for Nagios which allows you to visualise exactly what you want and is extremely flexible.

Another great tool to visualise your monitoring hosts/networks is PHP Weathermap

I am not sure statusmap.cgi is generally popular.

Nagios CGI documentation is here

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To disable hostgroup we use 'register 0' in the config file. I think the same we can do for Host "NOT SURE". Here is the way we disable hostgroup:

define hostgroup {
    hostgroup_name              Win-servers
    alias                       Win-servers
    members                     localhost
    register                    0
}

I suppose similer we can do for host like:

define host {
  host_name                     xyz
  use                           check_mk_host
  address                       120.0.0.0
  _TAGS                         cmk-agent prod lan tcp wato /wato/
  _FILENAME                     /wato/hosts.mk
  hostgroups                    check_mk
  alias                         xyz
  register                      0
}
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