Show recent alerts on a dashboard, timebase sorting.
The problems page should be able to aggregate some similar alerts in one element instead of N similar ones.
Provide a simple input box for filtering displayed data based on a google search type. As each character is input, the visual output is modified, or at a minimum a dropdown/floating list of matches is displayed. This list would be purely informational and limited in size. Limit the floating list to 15 matches and add a wildcard at the end to indicate there are more matches than can be displayed. Once the user hits enter, ...more »
In the UI it can be good to have different "group of things" that can be good to display and aggregate. Some will want to show some geographic dispatch, other want a technical view, other business elements. So with the entities, we can have : * realm and poller_tag : geographic separation * hostgroups/servicegroups : technical ones * template : technical one too So in a dashboard, the user can choose between "entities" ...more »
Can be good to have a in the dashboard a view that show alerts by users:
* what they can manage (contacts)
* the one they already acks
It can be cool for a dashboard view to show a past volume problems/impacts for each "entity", so a manager can see where there was big problems.
Screen are "huge" nowadays, do why do not use the horizontal scale to show more than one graph? At least 2 are easy to show in a 22" screen :)
Show maintenance periods can hemp admins to see what the others have planned.
I would suggest having user profiles that are stored across sessions. This user profile can have a default setting and also remember things like: Dashboard entity groups selections, list of links in main dashboard.
Roles should be assigned to users.
I suggest exposing some configuration items to be modified via the WebUI.
- Correlation rules
- WebUI session options
- Hosts and their properties
- Services and their properties
Any changes need to be checked for validity prior to commiting to the configuration.
Any changes done to the configuration need to be consigned to an audit log.