Monitoring the Unknown in the Service Manager

Monitoring the Unknown in the Service Manager

Nearly every operating system comes with at least one kind of service management. On a Unix-based operating system, this is historically part of the init system. While the specific tools have matured over time and there are changes between operating systems, they are...

Icinga 2 API and debug console

Icinga 2 API and debug console

Have you ever experienced configuration issues, such as notifications not being sent as expected or apply rules not matching all expected objects, probably due to an incorrectly set custom variable? Icinga 2 has several options to assist you in such situations. Last...

IPL: How to use ipl-web

IPL: How to use ipl-web

In my ongoing blogpost series about the Icinga PHP library, I am briefly explaining what the individual components of this library do and how easily you can use them in your project. In my previous blog post, i already covered the ipl-html and explained how easy it is...

IPL: How to use ipl-stdlib and ipl-i18n

IPL: How to use ipl-stdlib and ipl-i18n

In my previous blogpost, I explained how easy it is to validate forms with the ipl-validator. Today we will talk about the following two very useful libraries: Ipl-stdlib: All our libraries are based on this library. It provides many useful features like string...

Migrating to Icinga DB

Migrating to Icinga DB

Although Icinga DB has been around for some time and many customers and users are already using it, there may still be some who are wondering how to upgrade/migrate to Icinga DB. This post will briefly explain the components of the Icinga DB and how to install them in...

Mapping hostnames to locations with Icinga Director

Mapping hostnames to locations with Icinga Director

Recently I came across the Maps module build and maintained by our community. The module displays host objects and annotations on openstreetmap using the JavaScript library leaflet.js. The module reads the coordinates for each host from custom variables and is able to...

How to resolve circular dependency in Icinga2

How to resolve circular dependency in Icinga2

We recently announced the general availability of Icinga 2.14, which most of you might have noticed, and with that in mind, I'd like to show you how you can easily troubleshoot and eliminate some of the dependencies headaches known as the dependency cycle. What does...

CSS doesn’t need to be ugly

CSS doesn’t need to be ugly

Ever looked at some CSS and your first instinct was to close the editor and never look at it again? I did. Though, I don't have the luxury to close the editor in such a case, as is probably often the case for others as well. Code grows with time and so do bad...

Icinga Kubernetes Helm Charts

Icinga Kubernetes Helm Charts

Before attending Icinga Berlin in May this year, Daniel Bodky and Markus Opolka from our partner NETWAYS developed the very first Icinga Kubernetes Helm Charts and released it in an alpha version. If you have ever wanted to deploy an entire Icinga stack in your...

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