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4 Host prototypes

Overview

In this section the configured host prototypes of a low-level discovery rule on the template are displayed.

If the template is linked to the host, host prototypes will become the basis of creating real hosts during low-level discovery.

Displayed data:

Column Description
Name Name of the host prototype, displayed as a blue link.
Clicking on the name opens the host prototype configuration form.
If the host prototype belongs to a linked template, the template name is displayed before the host name, as a gray link. Clicking on the template link will open the host prototype list on the linked template level.
Templates Templates of the host prototype are displayed.
Create enabled Create the host based on this prototype as:
Yes - enabled
No - disabled. You can switch between 'Yes' and 'No' by clicking on them.
Discover Discover the host based on this prototype:
Yes - discover
No - do not discover. You can switch between 'Yes' and 'No' by clicking on them.
Tags Tags of the host prototype are displayed.

To configure a new host prototype, click on the Create host prototype button at the top right corner.

Mass editing options

Buttons below the list offer some mass-editing options:

  • Create enabled - create these hosts as Enabled
  • Create disabled - create these hosts as Disabled
  • Delete - delete these host prototypes

To use these options, mark the checkboxes before the respective host prototypes, then click on the required button.