Building a strong relationship with Red Hat

Building a strong relationship with Red Hat

Working together with other companies is a crucial part of our everyday business. Be it with our customers, business partners or technical partners - a close relationship is key for every future collaboration. Vendors of operating systems play an important role in...

Current State of Icinga – OSMC 2021

Current State of Icinga – OSMC 2021

A couple of weeks ago the Open Source Monitoring Conference (OSMC) took place in Nuremberg, Germany. For over a decade now the OSMC provides a platform for monitoring engineers and open source vendors from the field. Icinga is part of this conference since the...

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...

How to monitor your first Host with Icinga Director

How to monitor your first Host with Icinga Director

Creating a new Host within the Icinga 2 configuration files is fairly easy. Basically you only have add an object of the type "Host" to a config file and reload Icinga 2. Doing the same with Icinga Director is even easier, you don't even have to bother with terminal...

Releasing Icinga Director v1.8.1

Releasing Icinga Director v1.8.1

We are happy to announce the release of Icinga Director v1.8.1! The release includes many fixes in the UI but also increases the stability of Icinga Director in general. Even though it is not required, we do recommend to update to this version of Icinga Director if...

Monitoring the Monitor: How to keep a watch on Icinga 2

Monitoring the Monitor: How to keep a watch on Icinga 2

The question is (probably) older than monitoring itself: Who monitors the monitor? While Icinga comes with countless options to monitor a wide range of devices and applications, at some point you will ask yourself how you can observe if Icinga itself is having errors....

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...

Releasing Icinga Director v1.8

Releasing Icinga Director v1.8

Today we're happy to announce the general availability of Icinga Director v1.8! This release focuses on improvements of monitoring automation tasks within the director and enhancements for delegating specific tasks to your teammates.   Data field categories...

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