Similar names


If I have a host name like:


and a device named:


Then a:

nagios -v nagios.cfg

produces an error saying that HostDevice-10 is a duplicate.

Am I doing something wrong, or is this a bug?


This is only true if there are entries in the extinfo.cfg…the test case is using a cfgdir for extinfo.


I’m using 2.0b3 on RHEL3


not sure but it could be limited to 12 characters… but i never heard of it…
I’ll try it out myself and let you know :slight_smile: