5 Benefits of integrating OpsGenie and Icinga2 for better incident management

5 Benefits of integrating OpsGenie and Icinga2 for better incident management

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…)

Merry Xmas: Dashing with Icinga 2 v1.1.0 is here

When we had the Icinga 2 REST API released with v2.4 we thought about possible demo cases. One of the many ideas was to create a simple dashboard based on Dashing. There is a variety of Dashing implementations already around, either using DB IDO, Livestatus or the CGI JSON export. None of them expose all the core runtime data you will get using the Icinga 2 API.
And so Dashing with Icinga 2 began as a fun demo project for Icinga Camp talks. We wrote about Dashing earlier this year already and you probably know that it is fully integrated into the icinga2x Vagrant box. What we did not expect was the community feedback and patches we received over the past months. Overwhelming!
Right before OSMC we decided to add more features, and tag a first release. The announcement didn’t happen yet and some more changes also have been implemented during the OSMC hackathon.
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