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About Icinga 2

What is Icinga 2?

Icinga 2 is an open source monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resources, notifies users of outages and generates performance data for reporting.

Scalable and extensible, Icinga 2 can monitor large, complex environments across multiple locations.


Icinga 2 and the Icinga 2 documentation are licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2. You will find a copy of this license in the LICENSE file included in the source package.


Check the project website at for status updates. Join the community channels for questions or ask an Icinga partner for professional support.


There are many ways to contribute to Icinga – whether it be sending patches, testing, reporting bugs or reviewing and updating the documentation. Every contribution is appreciated!

Please continue reading in the Contributing chapter.

Icinga 2 Development

The Git repository is located on GitHub.

Icinga 2 is written in C++ and can be built on Linux/Unix and Windows. Read more about development builds in the file.

What’s New

The Icinga 2 Changelog is located here. Please follow our release announcements on too.