Nagios hostgroup servicedependency Check Behavior

Nagios

I could not find anywhere where the nagios documentation specified whether or not service dependencies using hostgroups use hostgroups in an any-host, same-host, or all-host configuration. Specifically, what about when the dependent hostgroup is the same as the hostgroup that is depended on (and services vary)?

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Busting ACORN's Nuts

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James O'Keefe,
ACORN Teabagger

Update 2-18-2009: If you hadn't heard already O'Keefe was arrested for trying to illegally wiretap a US Senator. I don't know what's more frustrating - the fact that Mary Landrieu probably is really corrupt - or that teabaggers like O'Keefe are so ...

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Another Family Values Republican Caught Using a Corporate Prostitute

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Michael Duvall (R), former California Assemblyman and bad girl spanker

Accepting a Right Wing award, California Assemblyman Michael Duvall remarked in a press release that as long as he is in office, he would work to protect "California families" from "constant assault in Sacramento."1

But yet another Family Values ...

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Health Insurance Reform: A Town Hall Meeting with Susan Davis

Or why the Democrats are losing this fight. And what they can do, if anything, to win.

Susan Davis Speaks on Health Insurance Reform

I went to a local town-hall meeting run by Susan Davis (D-CA) to show my support for Health Insurance / Health Care reform and what I learned about the vast majority of the opposition ...

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Howto: Automatic OS X Leopard ssh-agent

Update: March 9, 2010

Somehow I failed to notice that since 10.5 ssh agent is automatically started by OS X. My script just duplicated work that was already built-in to the OS.

To add a passphrase for a private key just type:

ssh-add -K keyfile_rsa

After this, ssh-agent is ...

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Plankton in a Sea of History: The Obama Inauguration

The day after the election I emailed Dianne Feinstein requesting an inuguration ticket, and believe it or not, I actually got one. I don't know if my constantly emailing her criticizing her support of anti-progressive policies helped at all, but at least it didn't hurt. No, I still ...
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Next Time You're In Mexico

El Yucateco.jpgFor lovers of spice, I highly recommend picking up some El Yucateco. I wouldn't call myself a spice master, but I like a high dosage of spice in a lot of my food. Like most spice lovers, sauces and dishes which are typically advertised as "spicy" are usually nowhere ...
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Promises Promises

Bush McCain 2004During this round of empty campaign promises, does anyone else remember George W. Bush's 2004 campaign promise to reduce the federal budget deficit by half in 2009[1]?
The budget deficit will jump by $246 billion to $407 billion this year, the Congressional Budget Office estimates in a report ...
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The Farkenized News

I've commented earlier about how mainstream news has not only been biased, but one of the core problems of mainstream news is that it's been a race to fark. Cable news no longer exists on the national level anymore - there is only infotainment. For some reason, I read ...
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How To Create An Internet Kiosk with Kubuntu

kubuntu.pngI help run a medium-sized scientific conference annually. We have an internet cafe / registration room where our attendees may pay for the conference or just surf the web. We used to run WinXP with the hive cleanup tool and a lockdown utility probably created by a Microsoft intern. It worked ...

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