Icinga third party plugins – Part 2

Recently we’ve had the series how to setup your Icinga master and client configuration on Debian. Check the intro and links to the rest os the series¬†here. Last post we’ve added to our configuration by adding a couple of third party plugins. This was as easy as getting the plugin in the right place and…

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Icinga third party plugins – Part 1

When you’ve got Icinga running, possibilities are almost endless. Check out the products page to get a sense of all its modules and integrations. Getting third party plugins to work with Icinga is not too hard for the most part: you can add compatible plugins, configure them and run them. I’ll cover 3 examples. There…

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Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Debian 9 – Clients 1

Now that we’ve got a basic Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 configuration running, let’s add some stuff to monitor, right? As said last post, Icinga-wise there are¬†masters, satellites and clients. For my setup, with a few dozen servers, I only have one master and the rest are clients. I’m not running any satellites. This…

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Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Debian 9 – Installation

If you’re following along, we’re completely ready and fully prepared for the Icinga 2 software installation. After today we’ll have a working interface and can start adding clients. When you’ve read the documentation, you’ll have learned that Icinga-wise there are masters, satellites and clients. Having all 3 is essential in large distributed setups. For my…

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Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Debian 9 – LEMP preparation

So be sure to check out the documentation from the intro post,¬†especially the official documentation. Now we’ll be prepping our server for the Icinga 2 and Icinga 2 web installation. First and foremost, you need a fully functional LEMP stack. Check out the full series how to setup one here, here and here. It’s really…

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Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Debian 9 – Intro

I’ve been setting up Icinga 2, Icinga Web 2, mail and Telegram push notifications, Graphite and Graphite web, the works! Everything to get an eye on all your servers and their services. In the next posts in the coming weeks I’ll document how I set everything up, it was a lot of work to get…

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LEMP Stack on Debian – PHP 7.2

I absolutely love Debian. I’ve been working with CentOS before and although it has its benefits, I prefer Debian in many areas. That being said, I’m amazed by the default PHP version it comes with: version 7.2. The default version from the Debian repos is version 7.0, which is end of life security wise at…

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