Monitoring Plugins 2.3 released

While our last release has matured for quite a little time, there raised demands within our community for a new release. The development has settled this fall and @sni was already using master for a while in production, so we thought about to release. Anyway Debian Freeze is coming, let's…

Trying icinga2 and icingaweb2 with Docker

In case you ever wanted to look at Icinga2, even into distributed features, without messing with installing whole server setups, this might interesting for you. At first, you need to have a running Docker on your system. For more information, have a look into my previous post! Initiating Docker images…

Updated Monitoring Plugins Version is coming soon

Three months ago version 2.0 of Monitoring Plugins was released. Since then many changes were integrated. You can find a quick overview in the upstream NEWS. Now it's time to move forward and a new release is expected soon. It would be very welcome if you could give the…

Monitoring Plugins Debian packages

You may wonder why the old good nagios-plugins are not up to date in Debian unstable and testing. Since the people behind and maintaining the plugins <= 1.5 were forced to rename the software project into Monitoring Plugins there was some work behind the scenes and much QA work…

Monitoring Plugins release ahead

It seems to be a great time for monitoring solutions. Some of you may have noticed that Icinga has released it's first stable version of the completely redeveloped Icinga 2. After several changes in the recent past, where the Team maintaining the Plugins used for several Monitoring solutions was busy…

Bye bye Nagios-Plugins

Last night it seems the so called 'Nagios Plugins' project was cut off. The story started a decade ago when development of the plugins compatible with Nagios was taken over by an independent group of developers. Some time later, the domain of the 'Nagios Plugins' project was handed over to…

Running icinga with lighttpd on Debian whezzy (and a Raspberry)

At first we need to install Icinga and lighttpd: # aptitude install icinga lighttpd We need to enable the lighttpd cgi and authentication module: # lighttpd-enable-mod cgi && ighttpd-enable-mod auth Let's create a config for Icinga (in a subdir of the default vHost). As you can see, you don't need any…