4.3 New host
In this section you will learn how to set up a new host.
A host in Yoopl is a networked entity (physical, virtual) that you wish to monitor. The definition of what can be a “host” in Yoopl is quite flexible. It can be a physical server, a network switch, IoT or some application.
Information about configured hosts in Yoopl is available in Configuration → Hosts.
Click on Settings to enter Settings senction. By defautl you can see a list of Yoopl hosts.
To add a new host, click on Add.
This will present us with a host configuration form.
The bare minimum to enter here is:
Code - enter a host code. Required. Alphanumerics and underscores are allowed. Min 4 Max 8
Name - enter a host name. Required. Alphanumerics, spaces, dots, dashes and underscores are allowed. Max 255
Address - enter a host address. Any characters are allowed .Max 255.
Freshness threshold - enter a host freshness threshold. Required. Integer value.
Number Of Transmitters - enter a host number Of transmitters. Required. Integer value.
Other options will suit us with their defaults for now.
When done, click Add. Your new host should be visible in the hostlist.