Icinga 2 Rocket.Chat notifications. The complete guide

Icinga 2 Rocket.Chat notifications. The complete guide

About one year ago the NETWAYS colleagues showed you how to let Icinga 2 notify users through XMPP/Jabber. Now it's time to also cover the somewhat more fancy Rocket.Chat. No Rocket.Chat? No problem! Setting up a test system is pretty easy: Clone this Git repository...

Releasing Icinga DB v1.0-RC2

Releasing Icinga DB v1.0-RC2

We are super excited to release the second Release Candidate of Icinga DB! This release comes after many hours, days and months of experimenting, re-thinking and rebuilding our own code and marks a huge step towards a new data backend for Icinga.   Why Icinga DB...

Icinga for Windows Releasing v1.7.1 – Doh!

Icinga for Windows Releasing v1.7.1 – Doh!

On November 9th, we happily launched Icinga for Windows 1.7.0 and mentioned all the new things within our release blog-post. With this version, we also included a fix for the repository hash calculator, ensuring that always the correct hash was used for validating the...

Icinga Customer Story: Deutsche Telekom IT

Icinga Customer Story: Deutsche Telekom IT

We are proud of our many customers and users around the globe that trust Icinga for critical IT infrastructure monitoring. That´s why we're now showcasing some of these enterprises with their Success stories. It´s stories from companies or organizations just like...

Icinga DB Housekeeping

Icinga DB Housekeeping

Introduction We all know that the history data is important in monitoring. But this history data becomes obsolete over time and those records become garbage which would only fill up space. So it is important to remove obsolete history records to free up space. We call...

Polishing the Icinga DB Web User Interface

Polishing the Icinga DB Web User Interface

When redesigning the new Icinga DB Web interface elements we already started establishing consistent design elements. This is even more supported by developing the Icinga PHP Library (IPL) from the ground up. IPL makes developing reusable widgets a lot easier for...

A snapshot of my daily work

A snapshot of my daily work

Today I show you a snapshot of my daily work. It is especially interesting this time, because it's a not-so simple problem to solve. It's not difficult per se, but involves quite some understanding of the Icinga Web 2 framework and how it communicates with the web...

Reliable Alerting with Icinga and SIGNL4

Reliable Alerting with Icinga and SIGNL4

You’ve probably been in this situation before – you’re using Icinga to monitor your infrastructure and Icinga detects a critical issue but nobody notices it. It might be an urgent maintenance request, an unexpected breakdown, or a service quality issue. But your...

How to monitor a web server running NGINX|httpd

How to monitor a web server running NGINX|httpd

Web servers are software services that store resources for a website and then makes them available over the World Wide Web. These stored resources can be text, images, video and application data. Computers that are interfaced with the server mostly web browsers...

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