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Orthogonally defining services and contacts for a host/hostgroup?

I'm trying to turn our Icinga spaghetti into something more manageable and less repetitive. So far features like templates, object inheritance, multiple inheritance, hostgroups, servicegroups, etc ...
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Setting downtimes in Nagios/Icinga via SCCM

At our company we have quite a lot of Windows 2012/2008 servers which are updated automatically (and sometimes rebooted) via SCCM. All our servers are monitored via Icinga/Nagios. If the servers are ...
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Icinga Performance issue when using many service groups

We have an Icinga installation with more than 3k active service checks. Performance is acceptable. We're already using the use_large_installation_tweaks option. We have now started to build a ...
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Adding all hosts in subnet to icinga monitoring without specifying hostname/IP

I have a provisioning system setting up new hosts to be in the domain test.domain.local, i.e. client44.test.domain.local, and I have an Icinga server which I would like to automatically monitor all ...
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Time period in Nagios - First weekday after EOM?

I'm trying to set up a custom time period for some of my Nagios notifications. I need to execute checks for the first weekday after EOM. This would meet the following criteria: day of month >1, ...
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Delaying a Nagios/Icinga check

When monitoring the healthy of a server, some faults or warnings are immediately urgent but others only matter if they persist. I'm thinking of things like: Some software needs to be updated Time ...
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Alarm management in Icinga?

Can Icinga be used as an alarm management tool? The docs are very clear about two types of monitoring: Host/Service Health (system is up, down, flapping, etc) Host/Service Performance Data ...
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How to exempt weekends from freshness checks in Nagios

Thank you, serverfault, for giving me the answer to how-does-an-administrator-generalize-alerting-when-an-event-doesnt-happen. Now, I only want to check the freshness of these passive services Monday ...
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Monitor total service uptime using Icinga

I am using Icinga (Nagios fork) for monitoring ~10 webservers, each one providing different services. I would now like to provide an aggregated view on the server states on our companies intranet, ...
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nrpe check_load results in unknown error?

I'm using the nagios check_load plugin. I have the following line in my /etc/nagios/nrpe.cfg command[check_load]=/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_load -w $ARG1$ -c $ARG2$ And on my icinga server in ...
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How to make a persistent acknowledgment in Icinga/Nagios?

I am using Icinga (Nagios fork) to also monitor uptime of external hosts and services. Currently when looking at the "Critical" count I find it difficult to decide if an internal service is affected ...
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429 views

NSClient++, what is the best way to monitor SQL Server Agent jobs?

What is the best way to monitor SQL Server Agent jobs using NSClient++ (and Icinga)? We have about 100 jobs on the server. It would be nice if monitoring would be able to handle recovery state per ...
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292 views

Icinga (nagios) ignoring forced checks

I have a strange problem: Icinga (nagios) doesn't run check_nt which I've set up on a debian box. What I do is that I schedule a forced check of both NSClient_version and PING. If I look in the log ...
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658 views

NSCA does not recieve pasive checks

NSCA seems to register the connection, as seems in the syslog, but for an unknow reason (at least for me) does not write it to icinga.cmd, or at least, read it. this is the syslog. Jun 27 ...
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105 views

Setting an alarm until acknowledgment (Nagios\Icinga)

I am SNMP polling a router and checking the amount of errors on an interface. Since SNMP counters can not be cleared on the device I am storing the last value received in a temp file. If there is an ...
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Getting alerts from remote Icinga/Nagios instance

I have an Icinga server (which is basically a fork of Nagios) at one of my clients' sites. I access the server via ssh and don't have access to other ports. Since there are a couple of things that ...
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How to remove size information, coming from check_http plugin output?

I am currently getting the following output while running check_http: HTTP OK: HTTP/1.1 200 OK - 6654 bytes in 0.071 second response time |time=0.070809s;200.000000;1000.000000;0.000000 ...
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335 views

Nagios monitoring mysql database size

Is there some plugin to monitoring database size in nagios? Of course i can write some bash script with query like: SELECT table_schema \"DB Name\", sum( data_length + index_length ) / 1024 / 1024 ...
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The best nagios plugin for SMART?

I've tried the best plugin for nagios to SMART monitoring. There are some, but only monitoring temperature. But with smartctl we can find more data. Do you have some better plugins with all data from ...
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Check mysql slow queries

Is it possible to monitor mysql like: if some queries run more then 300 seconds - it will be warning if some queries run more then 500 seconds - it will be critical I tried: ...
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2k views

In Icinga (Nagios), how do I configure hosts with multiple IPs?

I'm setting up Icinga (Nagios fork) and I have some machines with multiple interfaces. Some services are only listening on one of them and to check them correctly, I like to know if it's possible to ...
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462 views

Icinga idoutils, Cacti Templates. migration concern

I'm setting up some MySQL monitoring and migrating from Nagios + Cacti to Icinga. Does Idoutils replace Cacti, for pragmatic purposes? Does Idoutils utilize cacti templates? Or if not is migrating ...
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310 views

recommended way to use command line options for icinga/nagios checks?

Short version: if I want to change one of the "command definitions" in the Nagios set, what is the best way to do it? For example, I would like to add the -f (follow) flag to one of the check_http ...
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369 views

Icinga Hosts not showing up… upgrade from 1.4.1 to 1.6.1

Anyone bump into a problem in 1.6.1 where hosts don't show up in the Classic Web GUI. The number of monitored hosts increases but the only actual host that shows up in host detail is "localhost". ...
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How can I configure icinga/nagios to alert via sms?

I know the sms gateway for my cell phone provider so I can just send an email to it. I am looking for examples of entries in contacts.cfg and commands.cfg that are mobile specific.
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Monitoring tool with custom views / templates?

i am currently looking for an open-source monitoring solution like zabbix and icinga. While these both seem to be very powerful for monitoring generic states of hard- and software, I am missing ...
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How do I add a host in icinga-web?

how do I add a host in icinga-web? Do I need to modify access.xml and rebuild the cache? Or can I have a configuration similar to icinga/nagios? Kind Regards Dieter
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Nagios simple dashboard [closed]

I am looking for a dead simple dashboard for Nagios so our IT team can view the status of our services. In an old version of what's up gold, it was a nice dashboard with different rectangular shape ...
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533 views

Nagios: Enable HTML plugin output (urlize)?

The urlize output isn't showing up as a link within the Nagios cgi web interface. Is there an option that needs to be enabled for this to work?
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Problem with Icinga web installation - server side errors

I have successfully installed and configured Icinga 1.3 and got the basic web interface up and running and all is good. I'm now trying to get icinga-web to work. I've followed the instructions ...
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567 views

Network monitoring tools with API features [closed]

We use ks-soft's Advanced Hostmonitor package to monitor around 2000 items on our network. We think it's great, the chap that supports it is fantastic, the product is fast, stable and mature but I ...
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Nagios: Possible to be alerted between certain times, and not when notification_period resumes?

I want to check a service 24x7, but want to check certain thresholds only during business hours. I could use check_period, but that would mean that the services aren't checked outside business hours. ...
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How to migrate from Nagios + Cacti to Icinga?

I would like to migrate from Nagios + Cacti to Icinga. Because I would like one interface for active and trends monitoring. What could be problems and how to solve them?