The Check_MK Business Intelligence (BI) Backend is used to connect NagVis directly with the aggregations configured within Check_MK BI.
Check_MK BI offers a webservice which is called by HTTP GET requests and responds with JSON objects.
This backend is a special one compared to the other backends which handle Nagios status information 1:1. This backend only handles Check_MK BI aggregations as dedicated object.
The backend only provides information for objects of the type
has been introduced to represent aggregation objects.
The aggregations objects link (left click on icon) are automatically set by the mkbi
backend to point to the Check_MK Web-GUI, except when the
of the aggr object is configured to point to another map
You can use the following parameters to configure the Check_MK BI backend:
|base_url||http://localhost/check_mk/||The full base URL to the
|auth_user||User to use for authentication when accessing the
|auth_secret||The authentication secret configured within Check_MK for the tiven user.|
|timeout||5||New in 1.9b11: This option controls the request timeout of the HTTP requests to Check_MK BI.|
There are also some general backend parameters. You can read about them in main configuration format description.