Creating a Business Process and adding it to Dashboard

Creating a Business Process and adding it to Dashboard

In this blogpost I will introduce, how to create a business process from monitored hosts and services and how to add them to dashboards. Business Process module is an interesting module in Icinga Web 2. It allows you to visualise and monitor hierarchical business...

Calculating a state over multiple services

Calculating a state over multiple services

These days many setups have a lot of redundancy and you may not want to send notifications during the night, just because one of multiple http servers has a problem. This blog post will show you how to setup a single service with a state combining multiple other...

Debugging Filters and Apply Rules using the Script Debugger

Debugging Filters and Apply Rules using the Script Debugger

Have you ever been in a situation where something in your Icinga configuration did not work as expected and you ended up doing small changes and reloading Icinga over and over again? This can be especially tricky with apply rules and filters if they don't match the...

It’s all about the tools, is it?

It’s all about the tools, is it?

User Interface design or product design in general is less about tools than it is to have a proper understanding about the product you work on. And besides understanding, how the user is going to use your product, recognizing patterns and underlying relationships...

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A Certificate Revocation List (CRL) is a list of certificates that have been revoked by the issuing Certificate Authority (CA) before their scheduled expiration date.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...

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