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Brandon Diener
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"Connection refused by host"

Just installed Opsview to try it out and added a handful of servers/hosts. However, they are all throwing up the "Connection refused by host" error so I'm not actually pulling any information. I figured this was because whatever default service account Opsview was using didn't have access to the hosts... but I cannot seem to find anyplace to specify an account which would have access.

 

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Duncan Ferguson
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Opsview can use agents on

Opsview can use agents on hosts to be monitored - it sounds like you have not installed an agent and so the Opsview cannot connect to the host to monitor it.

The package to installed is called 'opsview-agent' and is in our package repositories.  If you don't want to install it then you have to set up SNMP or SSH access and use an appropriate set of checks

  Duncs