Web Access Control Redefined

Web Access Control Redefined

One of the focuses of version 2.9 of Icinga Web 2 will be on access control. For years on now, Icinga Web 2 had a very simple role based access control (RBAC) implementation: Users can occupy multiple roles Each role provides a set of permissions Each role provides a...

Different Icinga platforms

Different Icinga platforms

As Icinga is a Community driven product, we spread the communication with the community over different platforms. All of them serve different purposes, as all of the them have different strengths. Today I want to give you all a little overview over which platforms are...

Revoke certificate of an Icinga endpoint

Revoke certificate of an Icinga endpoint

A Certificate Revocation List (CRL) is a list of certificates that have been revoked by the issuing Certificate Authority (CA) before their scheduled expiration date. Those certificates should no longer be trusted. A client application such as an Icinga Agent can use...

Using the Icinga Web API

Using the Icinga Web API

Unfortunately, there is little to no documentation for using the Icinga Web API to perform monitoring actions such as scheduling downtimes. But it's a simple thing and I'll give you a quick example of how to do it. Using the Icinga Web API instead of the Icinga API...

Using Thola for monitoring your network devices

Using Thola for monitoring your network devices

This is a guest blogpost by Alexander Biehl from the Thola development team. --- Once upon a time there was a small company in the south west of Germany that used an old check plugin for monitoring its network devices. But as their network got bigger and bigger over...

Icinga for Windows v1.4.0 – Join the next level

Icinga for Windows v1.4.0 – Join the next level

Not a long time ago, we released Icinga for Windows v1.3.1, fixing plenty of reported issues from our amazing community and user bases. Today however, we want to talk about the next big release for Icinga for Windows and are excited to tell you more about all the new...

Docker: You’ve got mail!

Docker: You’ve got mail!

So far we’ve chosen base images for our Icinga 2, Icinga Web 2 and Icinga DB Docker images, further reduced the image size and even taken care for security and comfort. Additionally Eric put all the images together via Docker Compose. But there’s still one little...

How to fetch data from Icinga Web

How to fetch data from Icinga Web

There are multiple ways to interact programatically with Icinga. Last week Henrik demonstrated how to connect to the Icinga 2 API through the Icinga 2 Console. Working with the Icinga 2 API is probably the most obvious way to interact with Icinga. Still, I would like...

How to connect to the Icinga 2 API via the Icinga Console

How to connect to the Icinga 2 API via the Icinga Console

Today I will show you a couple of small functions you can use with the Icinga Console. Using the Icinga Console can help with scripting in general and provides a quick and easy-to-use way of extracting information from your Icinga environment. We will take a look at...

Icinga for Windows Bugfix Release

Icinga for Windows Bugfix Release

Today we are happy to announce a bunch of bugfix releases for Icinga for Windows, which includes the Icinga PowerShell Framework v1.3.1, Icinga PowerShell Plugins v1.3.1 and Icinga PowerShell MSSQL v1.0.1. Icinga PowerShell Framework v1.3.1 The new release for the...

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