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Alignak backend import

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This module contains utility tools to import Nagios-like flat files configuration into
an Alignak REST backend.
Home-page: http://alignak-backend-import.readthedocs.io/en/develop/?badge=develop
Author: Frédéric Mohier
Author-email: frederic.mohier@alignak.net
License: GNU Affero General Public License, version 3
Download-URL: https://github.com/Alignak-monitoring-contrib/alignak-backend-import
Project-URL: Presentation, http://alignak.net
Project-URL: Documentation, http://docs.alignak.net/en/latest/
Project-URL: Source, https://github.com/alignak-monitoring-contrib/alignak-backed/
Project-URL: Tracker, https://github.com/alignak-monitoring-contrib/alignak-backend/issues
Project-URL: Contributions, https://github.com/alignak-monitoring-contrib/
Description: Alignak Backend import
======================

*Import flat files Nagios-like configuration into the Alignak backend*

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Short description
-----------------

This package contains an utility tool `alignak-backend-import` that allows to import a Nagios-like flat files monitoring configuration into an Alignak Backend.

Release strategy
----------------

Alignak backend and its *satellites* (backend client, and backend import tools) must all have the same features level. As of it, take care to install the same minor version on your system to ensure compatibility between all the packages. Use 0.4.x version of Backend import and Backend client with a 0.4.x version of the Backend.


Alignak backend import
----------------------

The `alignak-backend-import` script may be used to import a Nagios like flat-files configuration into the Alignak backend.

The online `documentation<http://alignak-backend-import.readthedocs.io/en/latest/utilities.html#alignak-backend-importation>`_ exaplins all the command line parameters that may be used.

A simple usage example for this script::

# Assuming that you installed: alignak, alignak-backend and alignak-backend-import

# From the root of this repository
cd tests/alignak_cfg_files
# Import the test configuration in the Alignak backend
alignak-backend-import -d -m ./alignak-demo/alignak-backend-import.cfg

# The script imports the configuration and makes some console logs:
alignak_backend_import, inserted elements:
- 6 command(s)
- 3 host(s)
- 3 host_template(s)
- no hostdependency(s)
- no hostescalation(s)
- 12 hostgroup(s)
- 1 realm(s)
- 1 service(s)
- 14 service_template(s)
- no servicedependency(s)
- no serviceescalation(s)
- 12 servicegroup(s)
- 2 timeperiod(s)
- 2 user(s)
- 3 usergroup(s)

# To confirm, you easily can get an host from the backend
alignak-backend-cli -t host get test_host_0

# The script dumps the json host on the console and creates a file: */tmp/alignak-object-dump-host-test_host_0.json*
{
...
"active_checks_enabled": true,
"address": "127.0.0.1",
"address6": "",
"alias": "test_host_0",
...
"customs": {
"_OSLICENSE": "gpl",
"_OSTYPE": "gnulinux"
},
...
}

# Get the list of all imported hosts from the backend
alignak-backend-cli --list -t host get

# The script dumps the json list of hosts on the console and creates a file: */tmp/alignak-object-list-hosts.json*
{
...
"active_checks_enabled": true,
"address": "127.0.0.1",
"address6": "",
"alias": "test_host_0",
...
"customs": {
"_OSLICENSE": "gpl",
"_OSTYPE": "gnulinux"
},
...
}

Installation
------------

From Alignak packages repositories
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

More information in the online Alignak backend documentation. Here is only an abstract...

Debian::

# Alignak DEB stable packages
sudo echo deb https://dl.bintray.com/alignak/alignak-deb-stable xenial main | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/alignak.list
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv D401AB61

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install python-alignak-backend-import

CentOS::

sudo vi /etc/yum.repos.d/alignak-stable.repo:
[Alignak-rpm-stable]
name=Alignak RPM stable packages
baseurl=https://dl.bintray.com/alignak/alignak-rpm-stable
gpgcheck=0
repo_gpgcheck=0
enabled=1

sudo yum repolist

sudo yum install python-alignak-backend-import

.. note:: for Python 3 version, replace ``python`` with ``python3`` in the packages name.

From PyPI
~~~~~~~~~
To install the package from PyPI::

sudo pip install alignak-backend-import


From source files
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
To install the package from the source files::

git clone https://github.com/Alignak-monitoring-contrib/alignak-backend-import
cd alignak-backend-import
sudo pip install .


Bugs, issues and contributing
-----------------------------

Please report any issue using the project `issues page <https://github.com/Alignak-monitoring-contrib/alignak-backend-import/issues>`_.


Keywords: alignak monitoring backend import tool
Platform: any
Classifier: Development Status :: 5 - Production/Stable
Classifier: Environment :: Console
Classifier: Intended Audience :: Developers
Classifier: Intended Audience :: System Administrators
Classifier: License :: OSI Approved :: GNU Affero General Public License v3 or later (AGPLv3+)
Classifier: Natural Language :: English
Classifier: Operating System :: POSIX
Classifier: Operating System :: POSIX :: Linux
Classifier: Operating System :: POSIX :: BSD :: FreeBSD
Classifier: Topic :: System
Classifier: Topic :: System :: Monitoring
Classifier: Topic :: System :: Networking :: Monitoring
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2.7
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.5
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.6
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