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17 Problems

Description

These parameters and the possible property values for the respective dashboard widget field objects allow to configure the Problems widget in dashboard.create and dashboard.update methods.

Parameters

The following parameters are supported for the Problems widget.

Parameter type name value
Refresh interval 0 rf_rate 0 - No refresh;
10 - 10 seconds;
30 - 30 seconds;
60 - (default) 1 minute;
120 - 2 minutes;
600 - 10 minutes;
900 - 15 minutes.
Show 0 show 1 - (default) Recent problems;
2 - History;
3 - Problems.
Host groups 2 groupids Host group ID.

Note: To configure multiple host groups, create a dashboard widget field object for each host group.
Exclude host groups 2 exclude_groupids Host group ID.

Note: To exclude multiple host groups, create a dashboard widget field object for each host group.
Hosts 3 hostids Host ID.

Note: To configure multiple hosts, create a dashboard widget field object for each host. For multiple hosts, the parameter Host groups must either be not configured at all or configured with at least one host group that the configured hosts belong to.
Problem 1 problem Problem event name (case insensitive, full name or part of it).
Severity 0 severities 0 - Not classified;
1 - Information;
2 - Warning;
3 - Average;
4 - High;
5 - Disaster.

Default: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (all enabled).

Note: To configure multiple values, create a dashboard widget field object for each value.
Tags (the number in the property name (e.g. tags.tag.0) references tag order in the tag evaluation list)
Evaluation type 0 evaltype 0 - (default) And/Or;
2 - Or.
Tag name 1 tags.tag.0 Any string value.

Parameter Tag name required if configuring Tags.
Operator 0 tags.operator.0 0 - Contains;
1 - Equals;
2 - Does not contain;
3 - Does not equal;
4 - Exists;
5 - Does not exist.

Parameter Operator required if configuring Tags.
Tag value 1 tags.value.0 Any string value.

Parameter Tag value required if configuring Tags.
Show tags 0 show_tags 0 - (default) None;
1 - 1;
2 - 2;
3 - 3.
Tag name (format) 0 tag_name_format 0 - (default) Full;
1 - Shortened;
2 - None.

Parameter Tag name (format) not available if Show tags is set to "None".
Tag display priority 1 tag_priority Comma-separated list of tags.

Parameter Tag display priority not available if Show tags is set to "None".
Show operational data 0 show_opdata 0 - (default) None;
1 - Separately;
2 - With problem name.
Show suppressed problems 0 show_suppressed 0 - (default) Disabled;
1 - Enabled.
Show unacknowledged only 0 unacknowledged 0 - (default) Disabled;
1 - Enabled.
Sort entries by 0 sort_triggers 1 - Severity (descending);
2 - Host (ascending);
3 - Time (ascending);
4 - (default) Time (descending);
13 - Severity (ascending);
14 - Host (descending);
15 - Problem (ascending);
16 - Problem (descending).

For all values, except "Time (descending)" and "Time (ascending)", the parameter Show timeline must be set to "Disabled".
Show timeline 0 show_timeline 0 - Disabled;
1 - (default) Enabled.

Parameter Show timeline available if Sort entries by is set to "Time (descending)" or "Time (ascending)".
Show lines 0 show_lines Valid values range from 1-100.

Default: 25.

Examples

The following examples aim to only describe the configuration of the dashboard widget field objects for the Problems widget. For more information on configuring a dashboard, see dashboard.create.

Configuring a Problems widget

Configure a Problems widget that displays problems for host group "4" that satisfy the following conditions:

  • Problems that have a tag with the name "scope" that contains values "performance" or "availability", or "capacity".
  • Problems that have the following severities: "Warning", "Average", "High", "Disaster".

In addition, configure the widget to show tags and operational data.

Request:

{
           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "dashboard.create",
           "params": {
               "name": "My dashboard",
               "display_period": 30,
               "auto_start": 1,
               "pages": [
                   {
                       "widgets": [
                           {
                               "type": "problems",
                               "name": "Problems",
                               "x": 0,
                               "y": 0,
                               "width": 12,
                               "height": 5,
                               "view_mode": 0,
                               "fields": [
                                   {
                                       "type": 2,
                                       "name": "groupids",
                                       "value": 4
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 1,
                                       "name": "tags.tag.0",
                                       "value": "scope"
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "tags.operator.0",
                                       "value": 0
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 1,
                                       "name": "tags.value.0",
                                       "value": "performance"
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 1,
                                       "name": "tags.tag.1",
                                       "value": "scope"
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "tags.operator.1",
                                       "value": 0
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 1,
                                       "name": "tags.value.1",
                                       "value": "availability"
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 1,
                                       "name": "tags.tag.2",
                                       "value": "scope"
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "tags.operator.2",
                                       "value": 0
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 1,
                                       "name": "tags.value.2",
                                       "value": "capacity"
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "severities",
                                       "value": 2
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "severities",
                                       "value": 3
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "severities",
                                       "value": 4
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "severities",
                                       "value": 5
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "show_tags",
                                       "value": 1
                                   },
                                   {
                                       "type": 0,
                                       "name": "show_opdata",
                                       "value": 1
                                   }
                               ]
                           }
                       ]
                   }
               ],
               "userGroups": [
                   {
                       "usrgrpid": 7,
                       "permission": 2
                   }
               ],
               "users": [
                   {
                       "userid": 1,
                       "permission": 3
                   }
               ]
           },
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1
       }

Response:

{
           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": {
               "dashboardids": [
                   "3"
               ]
           },
           "id": 1
       }

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