Nagios Service Template

# Generic service definition template
define service{
	; The 'name' of this service template, referenced in other service definitions
	name				generic-service
	active_checks_enabled    1	; Checked by a nagios command
	passive_checks_enabled   0	; External prog gives us status in a file
	parallelize_check        1	; Active checks in parallel
	obsess_over_service      0	; For distributed monitoring (advanced topic)
	check_freshness          0	; Has it been too long (esp. passive)?
	notifications_enabled    0	; Service notifications are disabled
	event_handler_enabled    0	; Service event handler is disabled
	flap_detection_enabled   0	; Detect flip-flopping service state
	process_perf_data        1	; Process performance data
	retain_status_information 1	; Retain status information across program restarts
	retain_nonstatus_information 1	; Retain non-status infoacross program restarts

	register       0	; DONT REGISTER, ITS NOT A REAL SERVICE, JUST A TEMPLATE!
	}