Releasing Icinga DB v1.1

Releasing Icinga DB v1.1

We are happy to announce the release of Icinga DB version 1.1 today. The main feature of this release is the addition of a tool for migrating host and service history from the IDO to Icinga DB. Migrating lots of history data can take some time, so we built two...

How the current OpenSSL vulnerabilities affect Icinga

How the current OpenSSL vulnerabilities affect Icinga

Recently, OpenSSL published an advisory about two vulnerabilities, X.509 Email Address 4-byte Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-3602) and X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-3786). Depending on the operating system you are using, this may affect...

More reliable host and service history with Icinga DB

More reliable host and service history with Icinga DB

Today's blog post will give an insight into one of the many things that improved with Icinga DB: how host and service history is written to the database, both by the old IDO feature, as well as what has changed with Icinga DB and how this leads to more reliable...

Embedding Git Commit Information in Go Binaries

Embedding Git Commit Information in Go Binaries

It is always helpful to know which version you are running of some software, even more so when running development versions. So it's good if software is able to tell you its version, for example by calling it with --version. For release versions, maintaining this...

Releasing Icinga 2.12.8

Releasing Icinga 2.12.8

Today we are releasing Icinga 2.12.8. It addresses an issue with one of the fixes included in the 2.13.3 and 2.12.7 releases that was applied incorrectly in version 2.12.7. In addition, the bundled dependencies on Windows are updated to the latest available versions....

Releasing Icinga 2.13.3 and 2.12.7

Releasing Icinga 2.13.3 and 2.12.7

Today we are happy to announce the release of Icinga 2.13.3 and 2.12.7. Quite a number of bug fixes accumulated since the last release, including fixes for multiple crashes. Most changes are included in both versions except for the changes related to Icinga DB. These...

Automatically Testing Icinga DB

Automatically Testing Icinga DB

In today's blog post, I want to present something related to Icinga DB that you most likely will not come in touch with as a regular user: some of the test cases we built for Icinga DB and the tooling created to support them. The Challenge Even though Icinga DB is a...

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