Where to get help ???

So you have just downloaded Icinga 1.0RC?  Do you need a little help in getting it configured?  Where to start looking for help? …
Here’s a list of resources to assist you in your journey…
http://docs.icinga.com/
http://www.icinga-portal.org/
http://www.monitoringexchange.org/
http://en.irc-monitor.com/Icinga
http://en.irc-monitor.com/Icinga-devel
https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/icinga-users
https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/icinga-devel
Remember that the Icinga-core is backward compatible with Nagios, so you will notice that some of the resources above have shared content.

Icinga 1.0 RC1 awaits you!

The much awaited release of Icinga 1.0 RC1  is now available for download!
New features/updates implemented in this release are… (see Changelog for more detail)

  • Oracle support with oclilib
  • SSL support
  • idoutils: fix typecast bug – unsigned long is bigger then int
  • idoutils: fix oracle notif_timeperiod_object_id (30 chars max)
  • idoutils: fix oracle table serviceescalationcontactgroups (30 chars max)
  • idoutils: fix hoststatus/servicestatus/servicecheck unique constraint updating mismatch
  • idoutils: fix insert_or_update queries where update violates unique constraint
  • idoutils: remove and ignore oracle table_prefix (30 chars max)
  • idoutils: workaround to handle more than 4k Data which may exceed service outputs incl. long perf_data
  • core init: delete ‘su’ usage since all previously su touched files were created by the icinga user
  • idoutils: fix unescape bug during tabstops
  • idoutils: fix idomod/icinga segfault while try to use ssl on unix sockets
  • core configure: set INIT_OPTS depending on detected host OS (no more root:root on FreeBSD?)
  • idoutils: fix case insensitive comparison in MySQL using BINARY
  • idoutils: change ido2db.cfg: ndo2db_[user|group] to ido2db_[user|group]
  • core web: fix missing gif icon copy

Please Note: if you are upgrading from an earlier release, you will need to update the user config in ido2db.cfg from ndo2db_[user|group] to ido2db_[user|group]

As always your feedback is welcome! if you have suggestions or improvements please communicate these via the icinga-devel

mailing list and should you have any trouble with installing/compiling then please use the icinga-users mailing list.
More details to follow soon about the new Icinga-web UI…
From the Icinga Team … Enjoy!