Icinga takes open source monitoring to the next level
Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed locations.
Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins and addons can all be used with Icinga. Though Icinga retains all the existing features of its predecessor, it builds on them to add many long awaited patches and features requested by the user community.
This release introduces a cool new feature for your Icinga 2 configuration: You can now use a rule based apply logic to assign services to hosts (and notifications, downtimes, dependencies to services, that is). The conditions for assigning (and ignoring for exclusion) are capable of accessing all object attributes, not only host or host group [...]
While we’ve released 1.11.0 including a fix for buffer overflow detected and fixed by Tim Landscheidt (Wikimedia), there’s now a CVE number for that: CVE-2014-2386. Therefore we’re releasing 1.10.4 and 1.9.6 containing this security fix amongst a bunch of other backported fixes. Older release branches <1.9.x require an update to the latest and greatest.
This week we had the chance to present the current state of Icinga at the yearly FlossUK Spring Event in Brighton. Like every year it was a pleasure to meet this very active community and some “old” friends. Beside a review of the last years work, we gave a detailed overview of the upcoming Icinga [...]