It’s been a while since the last Vagrant box update and release, so here are the highlights of the past months combined into a new shiny 2.0 release :)
New provider: OpenStack
In the past week I’ve been playing with OpenStack. Johan was so kind to send a PR nearly 2 years ago, now the NETWAYS NWS cloud is ready for OpenStack and my tests. Small things were needed to adopt the box provisioning with floating IPs. If you are an experienced OpenStack user, you’ll know how to source everything into your environment. Everyone else just can follow the newly written docs :)
Huge shout-out to Johan from CSC for his contribution!
Building your monitoring landscape can be a hard task. The main reason for this is the sheer amount of available solutions. Even though, each of them has their own reason for existence. One challenge during the discovery phase is to find out if the tools you selected can work together. If they have integrations for each other or if they can use the same storage backend. OpenAPM aims to help you find out which parts can work together and how you may use them in combination. Further, it gives you some inspiration on what you can change to get your perfect monitoring stack. (more…)
One of the biggest advantages of Icinga is its capability to interact with other tools. Integrations of Icinga cover notification mechanisms, visualisations or automatic deployment. Especially our REST API allows users to easily connect with Icinga, be it for read access or the creation of new objects.The possibility to automate allows Icinga users to monitor highly dynamical infrastructure in private and public clouds. (more…)
Icinga2 is an open source IT infrastructure monitoring tool that shines with its performant and highly configurable monitoring solution. It has built-in notification scripts such as e-mail, SMS, and Twitter to send notifications when an alert is triggered. These scripts, combined with configuration files, give you basic alerting capabilities such as notifying a team. Often teams need more advanced workflows and alerting needs.
In this blog post, you’ll learn five different ways OpsGenie helps Icinga users. Before starting, let’s talk a little bit about OpsGenie. (more…)
After weeks of development with a lot of brainpower being invested we have finally finished the first stable release of our Graphite integration into Icinga Web 2. The new features include a searchable graphs dashboard, multi-client capability and much more – read on.
Thanks to all contributors – Alexander, Blerim, Eric, Florian, Johannes, Markus, Michael and Thomas, you have done an awesome job!
Also many thanks to Deutsche Telekom for sponsoring the development! (more…)
OSMC brought a lot of releases and new cool stuff to share and use this month.
Icinga 2 v2.8 including the CA-Proxy, On-Demand-Signing and Elasticsearch feature was released right before OSMC. Some of you already upgraded their production environment :)
Icinga Web 2 v2.5 was shown during our Icinga presentation at OSMC and released right after. Collapsible side menu, revamped design, domain aware AD authentication and many cool things more. Ensure to follow the upgrading documentation.
We’ve also announced new modules in their first release 0.9: Modules for Graphite and Elasticsearch integrated into Icinga Web 2.
Icinga Exchange v2.0 is now LIVE. Login with your Github account, create a new project, paste your project’s Github URL, choose an awesome logo, add some tags and let it sync. “icingaexchange.yml” is no more. Please join on in, we need your support on making this platform even better :)