Graphite and Graphite Web on Debian – Part 2

I really left you hanging last post, but for me getting Graphite running was a real challenge as well, because of a lot of, to me, unknown software and mechanisms. But you have to learn someday right? Well, I did and am now running some beautiful graphs alongside my Icinga configuration. This post we’re wrapping…

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Graphite and Graphite Web on Debian – Part 1

To complement our Icinga configuration, I’m installing Graphite and Graphite web on my Icinga master. Find out more here and of course here. Basically we’re going to visualise our Icinga checks. It’s not the easiest thing I’ve done so far, mainly because a few concepts were new to me. For instance: it works with a time-series database and…

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Telegram push notification for Icinga – Part 2

Today is part 2 of our mini series how to setup Telegram push notifications for the great monitoring tool Icinga. As said in the last post, I was still experimenting with a couple of things. Unfortunately that what I wanted, wasn’t possible (and very user specific anyway). On the plus side: setting it up is…

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Telegram push notification for Icinga – Part 1

Complete awesomeness with our Icinga master – client setup, third party plugins and endless possibilities. Today we’re adding something new: Telegram push notifications. This is the first part of a 2 part mini series, since Im’ still developing it a bit myself, trying to expand a little more and hoping I can share. Today te…

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Schedule downtime with Icinga

Stil not done talking about Icinga, today a quick tip how to schedule downtime with this fantastic monitoring package. First of all, there are the ad-hoc downtimes which you can easily perform from the web based interface we’ve set earlier. A little less transparent are scheduled downtimes of specific servers. For instance: when a restart…

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