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Using the service.check_command variable in Icinga2 action_url query string

I'm trying to make an action_url which will dynamically link from IcingaWeb2 to Grafana graphs. I have it working up to a point, but I'd like to add another variable...the $SERVICECHECKCOMMAND$ ...
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Error in icingaweb2 setup (openSUSE, nginx)

I have been trying to setup icinga2/icingaweb2 in our office following exclusively the official documentation. The base system is openSUSE (Leap 42.1) and the webserver is nginx. Everything works ...
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icinga NRPE vs. SNMP

Is there a list of the pro/s and con/s of NRPE vs. SNMP when using icinga? I have no idea what's the best way to handle the returned data of plugins back to my icinga monitoring machine. Usage of ...
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Icinga monitoring, random “Connection refused by host”

I have a Nagios/icinga monitoring system, which i use to monitor mainly Windows based machines running a version of NSClient++ that i found works without being too annoying (NSCP-0.4.1.105-x64). This ...
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Setting up icinga2 nodes via Ansible: how do I get the ticket from the master?

I'm trying to write an Ansible playbook to set up Icinga2 nodes, but each host needs a unique ticket from the Icinga2 master to authenticate. Right now I'm thinking of ssh'ing out from the node to the ...
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How to raise alert if a tcp port is responding in Icinga2?

I'm new to Icinga2. I have set up a couple of service checks. Now I want to check if a TCP port is responding, and if it does raise a down event. Basically I want to reverse the status, because ...
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icinga2, pnp4nagios error: “RRDs::create ERROR you must define at least one Round Robin Archive”

I can't get pnp4nagios to work with icinga2 on ubuntu 14.04 using the latest commit of the chef-icinga2 cookbook. I set pnp=true in my wrapper cookbook and the icinga2::server_pnp recipe runs ...
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Icinga 2 sends notifications outside of specified time period

I'm trying to send different notifications in different time periods, basically I want to send all notifications during work hours, but only notifications for hosts marked emergency during off hours. ...
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How to set icinga2 downtime across midnight

Our backup is running between 22:00 and about 05:00 the next day. I could not figure out how to set this in a scheduled downtime with "apply ScheduledDowntime" in icinga2 (r2.4.1-1 on opensuse 42.1). ...
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How can I trigger an instant rerun of Check_MK data collection through Icinga?

I am using Check_MK to generate checks to make Icinga (a Nagios fork) monitor a bunch of machines. After starting up Icinga, after some time, Check_MK starts to collect data from the configured ...
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Something for Icinga like sensu-metrics-relay

I used to work with Sensu and I was using a plugin called sensu-metrics-relay so I could easily forward some metrics collected using a jenkins plugin called "Metrics Plugin" to graphite. Now I am ...
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icinga2: query check results from command line?

is there any native way of actually retrieving the current check results from an Icinga 2 instance? I can't find it documented. If not, are there accepted, known-good command line frontends to query ...
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Icinga2 - Unknown user:backuppc

I'm trying to monitor BackupPC with Icinga2.I've downloaded this plugin but I'm getting the following error. I've added this to commands.conf object CheckCommand "backuppc" { import ...
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icinga2 multi instance display

i have ~30 independent icinga2 systems. All have their own config. Not i am locking for a dashboard showing problems off all nodes. I tryed to setup a master server where i add those nodes. when i ...
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There is currently no icinga instance writing to the IDO

Hi i have installer icinga2 and icingaweb2 from official docs: icinga2: ...
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Monitoring Debian 5, 6, 7 hosts with icinga2

I successfully installed icinga2 and icinga2-web on Debian 8. The problem is that I need to monitor servers with Debian 5, 6 and 7 installed. Is it even possible? If I understand correctly - I need a ...
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Icinga2 perfdata directory is overflowed

I`ve installed icinga2 on a virtual machine for monitoring 5 other ones with graphite support for the graphics and icingaweb2 as an interface. Recently on my web interface I got the follow: Fatal ...
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Nagios configuration syntax: Multiple directives per line?

A large volatile part of my Nagios 3 (Icinga 1, actually) config looks like this: ... define host{ host_name bla0037 use template-bla } define host{ host_name bla0042 use ...
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Output additional information if nagios/icinga check fails

We use check_postgres to monitor our PostgreSQL servers. Sometimes there are peaks in the number of locks and the check alerts. Up to now the check only tells us the number of locks. This does not ...
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Run check_nrpe on remote server

I am trying to monitor a small service on a dummy server via Icinga2 the check_nrpe plugin. I have setup both correctly as I can do the following: when I run /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H ...
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How to manage third-party Nagios/Icinga plugins?

What is the recommended way to manage installed Nagios (or Icinga) plugins? At the moment all plugins on my system are installed from Debian/Ubuntu packages, so this takes care of updates, file ...
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How to monitor remote “https” with Icinga version 2?

I have icinga 2.3.11 on ubuntu 14.04.3 inside VirtualBox. Im trying to monitor "https" port 443 for example "https://mail.google.com" here.Below is my snippet from default host.conf file object Host ...
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Create custom plugin for Icinga2

I am a beginner in icinga and nagios usage for server management. I setup icinga on a machine and set up all the basics. The next step I tried was to check if certain services were running at ports ...
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How to set up Icinga2 master (for remote clients) without using CLI wizard?

As a follow up question to How to set up Icinga2 remote client without using CLI wizard?, I want to setup the master in an automated way.
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Icinga 1.8.4 not displaying all the services it manages

I'm new to managing Icinga. One of our Icinga 1.8.4 installs is not showing me all the services/hosts it manages. I've checked its status.dat file and it references the services and hosts I expect, ...
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Running a linux command against Icinga2 macro variable in mail script?

It looks like some macros have been dropped between Icinga1 and Icinga2? For example, I can only add "HOSTDURATIONSEC" = "$host.duration_sec$", to my template to then use it in the ...
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Icinga IDO schema error

I was going through the steps to setup icinga on a server with the icingaweb UI v 2.0 layout as given in their documentation. I was successful in getting to the setup page, which requires you to put ...
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NRPE : Unable to read output

I've installed an Incinga 2 server and I'm trying to monitor Linux server. So my server Icinga is working well. And last week I've installed the NRPE agent on one of our Server. It's a Red Hat ...
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Icinga: http check without ping'ing

I'm setting up Icinga for the first time. I'd like to monitor websites, not their hosts (i.e. no ping, only http). I've created a template like this: template Host "generic-website" { ...
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icinga2 host state for passive host

I am using icinga2 for monitoring, and I want to include devices like NVR's located at customer sites. These cannot be pinged to check the host state. The Icinga2 agent reports everything I need just ...
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Icinga2 and pnp4nagios

I am trying to install icinga2 and icingaweb with pnp4nagios. As directed in icinga2 document I have added following parameter on npcd.conf : perfdata_spool_dir = /var/spool/icinga2/perfdata I get ...
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Icinga2 dependecies of devices on HA

I would like to configure a Host-to-Host dependency on Icinga2, however, one of the Hosts has an HA configuration, so I need the to trigger it only when both HA devices are down. Suppose this ...
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Very high CPU usage with Apache 2 in icinga

I use Icinga2 for monitoring servers, and for one, I've got a strange behavior for apache 2 : CRITICAL /usr/sbin/apache2 CPU: 6696360269.0% MEM: 0% over 132 processes For the load of the server ...
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Icinga2 unidirectional remote clients

I'd like to monitor some hosts on which I can't allow an income connection. Is there a away to achieve that while using "Icinga 2 Client" or "by_ssh"? I can't find anything about that in the ...
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Error with using NRPE with Icinga2

I have working instance of Nagios, and I would like to run Icinga2 on other machine. Nagios is using NRPE so I would like to use it too. I have following configuration in files: object Service "NRPE ...
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Nagios plugin runs manually, returns error when run automatically

To monitor Mailman mailing lists, I've added the check_mailman_qfiles plugin to an Icinga host. With only the hostname as an argument, the plugin works fine when run manually: user@icinga:~$ ...
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Icinga2: Send E-Mail on Host/Service Down

I installed and configured Icinga2 with icingaweb2. I added a test-host with a test-service: Let's call it "example.com". This is the test-host: /etc/icinga2/conf.d/hosts/example-com: object Host ...
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Icingaweb2 - Setup returns to start page

I tried to configure Icingaweb2 on Debian 8; it works fine so far, but if I call the web installer (http://d.pr/186lu) and click "next", I'm getting redirected to the second page (http://d.pr/1f6kE). ...
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Unable to force checks in icinga

On the Icinga instance I look after some of the service checks aren't running on the schedule they should be. Moreover when I try to schedule a manual check I get the error message Logger ...
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Icinga DB Monitoring Null output

Hi I have deployed icinga monitoring solution using the blog which is here Now I want to monitor multiple DB servers which are windows DB servers. I have placed the service description for DB ...
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icinga2 mysql connection issue

I followed all the install wizards When setting up icinga2, I have the following error: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (13) ...
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Nagios python plugin not working properly

I have installed Icinga for monitoring my azure infrastructure. I want to monitor my DB Servers using python script which is here Now it is making connection to DB server but mode options are not ...
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Icinga 2 vs Nagios 4 vs Shinken 2 : is there Performance Benchmarking comparison available?

I am not able to find out any link that displays the benchmarking report for the cores. We have to monitor 50,000 hosts and 30 services per host per minute host check : icmp per 5 minute service ...
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Best practice to handle service windows for passive checks in Nagios/Icinga

With active checks, regular service windows can easily be handled using time periods and check intervals. How do you handle this for passive checks?
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How to divide hosts by groups in Icinga2 properly?

I just migrate from Nagios to Icinga2 and have a question. For example I have bunch of hosts related to group by their functional for example "web". But I want to check temperature for that group with ...
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Icinga - Very high check latency in distributed environment

I have a distributed Icinga setup set up as follows: CENTRAL Receives passive check results only DISTRIBUTED A 227 hosts 835 services DISTRIBUTED B 67 hosts 243 ...
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How to import or export nagios host Data from command line

This might be a basic question for some of you but being a beginner i wanted to know how to export or import data of the current status(CPU, Memory, Diskspace etc) of the host from command line into a ...
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Turning off specific Icinga 2 notifications over HTTP

In Nagios Core, it is possible to turn off notifications for a specific service or host through the web interface. This is a simple web request, which we can also construct in a command line ...
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AND / OR service dependencies in Icinga / Nagios

I've been setting up an Icinga instance using service dependencies as so: define servicedependency{ dependent_host_name ahost dependent_service_description ...
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Script to verify/monitior HTTP caching headers [closed]

We'd like to verify that all our websites use the correct HTTP caching headers. Is there a script out there to make a request to a website, check its response headers and report whether it will be ...