[Bug 322952] [NEW] several reports will not allow submitting parameters

Eli Morris-Heft eli.morris.heft at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 22:56:13 GMT 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: nagios3

Ubuntu Release: 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)
Package Version: 3.0.2-1ubuntu1.1

This occurs on certain reports, namely Trends, Notifications, History, and Histogram.
To reproduce:
1. Select a host or service with a character that requires URL-encoding (like a space).
2. Select one of the affected reports (i.e. 'View Trends for the Service')
3. Click "Update". (Whether or not the parameters actually change is irrelevant.)
4. Nagios will report that you do not have the correct permissions to view that report.

The reason Nagios reports this is because the service name or host name
is being double url-encoded. For example, 'Check Load' becomes
'Check+Load' which turns into 'Check%2BLoad' on submit. Nagios doesn't
have a service called 'Check+Load', only one called 'Check Load', so it

** Affects: nagios3 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: histogram history notifications trends

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