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Real User
System and Network Administrator at a wholesaler/distributor
Jun 24 2019

What is most valuable?

I don't know what features are best because I don't like this solution, it seems inadequate, and I only use very basic… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is not really adequate for our current needs. It causes additional issues which we have to work around and takes us… more»

What needs improvement?

A lot of things could be improved because it has a lack of dashboards, no detailed information for reporting, no… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is relatively inexpensive and may be okay if you are a smaller organization concerned with the price more than the… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I've worked with many other monitoring solutions and they are pretty good and they can become very user-friendly over a… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you have a small infrastructure or a small number of devices that you want to monitor, then I think it's a good… more»
Real User
system engineer with 11-50 employees
Apr 09 2018

What is most valuable?

* Macros * Possibility to connect it to Google Maps

What needs 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… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I previously used openNMS and Zenoss.

What other advice do I have?

When selecting a product, the most important criterion is functionality. If you have a static environment, you can use Icinga because it's very good. But if your environment is… more»
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Algarnon Stamps
Real User
Information Security Officer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 20 2017

What do you think of Icinga?

What is most valuable?

Network Services and Host Monitoring. Quick view of server status.

How has it helped 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.

What needs improvement?

Network Discovery capabilities would be extremely helpful.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No.

How is customer service and technical support?

Never used, but I would assume excellent. The open source community is amazing for this product.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Nagios. Just wanted to try something new.

How was the

Romain Boewer
Real User
Network and IT Security Manager with 201-500 employees
Feb 11 2019

What do you think of Icinga?

What is our primary use case?

Flexibility.

How has it helped my organization?

We monitor all, starting from UPS to international mail chains.

What is most valuable?

Object-oriented configuration.

What needs improvement?

The connection between Icinga and Icinga Web.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

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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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Puppet Labs, Audi, Spacex, Debian, Snapdeal, McGill, RIPE Network Coordination Centre

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