Dependencies on whole Hostgroup


is the following possible?

If Satelite is no longer available to Master set a whole Hostgroup to state DOWN.

This would work for us, as we have a different Hostgroup for each Satelite.


Definitely possible, if not too elegant:

Set up a dummy host (IP that is only “up” when your satellite sees the master (for this you may need to build a special PING command or even build a little plugin). Then make all hosts in your hostgroup depend on that dummy host.

Then when the dummy host goes down, all the hosts will freeze up (not quite the same as “down” but close).

I’ll try something like this thakns.