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Senior Consultant IT Infrastructure at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Mar 05 2017

What is most valuable?

Icinga2 was designed to delegate, distribute and balance tasks between several nodes. I like the clustering feature and running satellite servers, which check their own zones and report back to the masters. Truly a distributed monitoring... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I deploy this solution for customers; therefore, it didn't improve my organisation. Still, customers say that they like the modern design approach and the possibilities one has in terms of automated configuration and automation. Most of them... more»

What needs improvement?

The modern Web GUI Icingaweb2, a separate product, though, has some issues when displaying data (such as downtimes). There are edge cases where it seems like the displayed data is not consistent. In addition, in my personal opinion,... more»
Real User
system engineer with 11-50 employees
Apr 09 2018

What do you think of Icinga?

Primary Use Case To monitor IT infrastructure. To monitor and to see transfers. It has performed well. I like this product. • Valuable Features Macros Possibility to connect it to Google Maps • Room for Improvement Trap SNMP. I saw the documentation for Zabbix, that it has its own built-in product which handles SNMP traps, and there's nothing similar in Icinga or Nagios. I think this feature is most important for me. • Stability Issues Very good. • Scalability Issues Scalability is problematic. If you have a stable environment it's good, but if the environment is growing, I had some problems with Icinga. • Previous Solutions I previously used openNMS and Zenoss. • Initial Setup A little bit complex, but I am familiar with it, so it was not problem for...
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Information Security Officer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 20 2017

What do you think of Icinga?

Valuable Features Network Services and Host Monitoring. Quick view of server status. • Improvements to My Organization With Icinga 2's REST API, you can update your configurations on the fly or show live information about current problems on your custom dashboards. • Room for Improvement Network Discovery capabilities would be extremely helpful. • Use of Solution Three to five years. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support Never used, but I would assume excellent. The open source community is amazing for this product. • Previous Solutions Nagios. Just wanted to try something new. • Initial Setup Yes, simple install on Ubuntu Server 12.04, 14.04, or any LTS edition. • Pricing, Setup Cost and...


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What is Icinga?

Icinga monitors infrastructures of all sizes with the integrated cluster system secured by SSL, Integrates with DevOps tools and uses an object based configuration or provision on users' monitoring code through the REST API. Icinga has a lightweight and extensible web interface to keep an eye on your environment and provides modules that extend the functionality of Icinga Web 2. Additionally, it offers a fully preconfigured monitoring stack or just add an external perspective.
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