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opsview-mobile-android [2014/08/20 16:23]
jvullo Updated for V2 of android
opsview-mobile-android [2015/10/14 08:38] (current)
tvoon
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==== Introduction ==== ==== Introduction ====
-Opsview Mobile for Android is a native mobile application for the [[http://www.android.com/|Android]] platform that gives you on-the-go access to live monitoring data from your [[http://www.opsview.com|Opsview]] system.  It uses the Opsview [[:opsview-community:restapi|REST API]] to retrieve the status data from Opsview.+Opsview Mobile for Android is a native mobile application for the [[http://www.android.com/|Android]] platform that gives you on-the-go access to live monitoring data from your [[https://www.opsview.com|Opsview]] system.  It uses the Opsview [[:opsview-latest:restapi|REST API]] to retrieve the status data from Opsview.
==== Pre-requisites ==== ==== Pre-requisites ====
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{{:opsview-mobile-android:opsview-mobile-android-qr.png|}} {{:opsview-mobile-android:opsview-mobile-android-qr.png|}}
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 +You can add push notifications to Opsview 3.14.X, 4.0.X, 4.1.0 and 4.1.1 by following instructions on [[opsview-mobile-android:custom_setup|this page]].
==== List of Features ==== ==== List of Features ====
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== Opsview System Connection == == Opsview System Connection ==
-Here you can enter the URL of the Opsview system that you wish to connect to.  +Here you can enter the URL of the Opsview system that you wish to connect to. Examples might be http://opsview.mycompany.com/ or https://www.mycompany.com/opsview \\
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-Here is an example: +
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-Other examples might be http://opsview.mycompany.com/ or https://www.mycompany.com/opsview \\+
If you have not entered http in the address than http will be appended after entering your Opsview URL. If you have not entered http in the address than http will be appended after entering your Opsview URL.
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The following is few brief words on the available settings and what they do. The following is few brief words on the available settings and what they do.
-Confirm Acknowledgements – This option when enabled will ask the user if they want to confirm acknowledgements before submitting them. +  * **Confirm Acknowledgements** – This option when enabled will ask the user if they want to confirm acknowledgements before submitting them.  
 +  * **Pagination Values** – This refers to the number of services that will load each call. Default value is around 2000 services after which you can scroll to the bottom and select “Load More” to load the next 2000 services.  
 +  * **Enable Caching** – This will enable the storing of data for an amount of time before refreshing the information from your Opsview. By default this will be set to on, turning this off will mean each tab switch the old data will be thrown away and the new data will be retrieved regardless of the timeout.
-Pagination Values – This refers to the number of services that will load each call. Default value is around 2000 services after which you can scroll to the bottom and select “Load More” to load the next 2000 services. +Please note that in the application the api will only be polled when the user is interacting with the application i.e when a user loads a new screen or switches to another tab. No data is used in the background.
-Enable Caching This will enable the storing of data for an amount of time before refreshing the information from your Opsview. By default this will be set to on, turning this off will mean each tab switch the old data will be thrown away and the new data will be retrieved regardless of the timeout. +  * **Cache Timeout** The time between refreshing the data in the view. By default this is around 60 seconds.
-In the application the api will only be polled when the user is interacting with the application i.e when a user loads a new screen or switches to another tab. No data is used in the background.+== App Configuration v2.1 and above == 
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 +Version 2.1 of the android application has the following extra settings:  
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 +  * Hostgroup Drilldown - Here you can configure the application to show either hosts or services once a hostgroup is selected.  
 +  * Default start tab - Here you can configure the default tab that the application shows when the application is started.  
 +  * Hostgroups minimal view - This option will enable a more compact view for hostgroups.
-Cache Timeout – The time between refreshing the data in the view.  By default this is around 60 seconds. 
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 +From version 2.1 and when drilling down the next inner tab will be selected based on the highest severity of the items with the keyword or hostgroup, for example if you click on a hostgroup with unhandled services or hosts within it then the unhandled tab will be automatically selected, however if you click a hostgroup where all the items within it are OK then the all tab will be selected instead.
=== Keywords === === Keywords ===
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  * On your Opsview system under “Monitoring -> Notifications” you can see notifications that are sent including the method that they are using. However please bare in mind that this page only shows notifications being sent by the master.   * On your Opsview system under “Monitoring -> Notifications” you can see notifications that are sent including the method that they are using. However please bare in mind that this page only shows notifications being sent by the master.
  * Check the following logs, push production logs, nagios logs and apache logs on your Opsview system.   * Check the following logs, push production logs, nagios logs and apache logs on your Opsview system.
-  * Contact Opsview Support or post in the [[http://www.opsview.com/forums/opsview-community-edition/opsview-mobile|Opsview Mobile for Android Forum]]+  * Contact Opsview Support or post in the [[https://www.opsview.com/resources/forums/basic-monitoring/androidiphone-application|Opsview Mobile for Android Forum]]
==== Feedback ==== ==== Feedback ====
-Any feedback you might have about the application can be left in the [[http://www.opsview.com/forums/opsview-community-edition/opsview-mobile|Opsview Mobile for Android Forum]]+Any feedback you might have about the application can be left in the [[https://www.opsview.com/resources/forums/basic-monitoring/androidiphone-application|Opsview Mobile for Android Forum]]
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