Playing around with alerting/monitoring using Icinga and NRPE in a Vagrant environment.
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icinga-nrpe

Playing around with alerting/monitoring using Icinga and NRPE in a Vagrant environment.

Setup

  • Add the following to your local machine's /etc/hosts file:

      192.168.38.10 dev.icinga.loc
      192.168.38.11 dev.icinga-web1.loc
      192.168.38.12 dev.icinga-web2.loc
      192.168.38.13 dev.icinga-web2.loc
      192.168.38.14 dev.icinga-elb.loc
    
  • vagrant up

  • vagrant ssh icinga

  • sudo -s

  • icingacli setup token create

  • Copy token that is output from above command.

  • Hit http://dev.icinga.loc/setup in your browser.

  • Put token into "Setup Token" text-box on web page and click "Next" button.

  • Complete the setup process.

    • Authentication Type: Database
    • Database Resource:
      • Resource Name: icingaweb_db
      • Database Type: MySQL
      • Host: localhost
      • Port: 3306
      • Database Name: icingaweb
      • Username: icinga
      • Password: icinga
      • Character Set: utf8
      • Persistent: No
      • Use SSL: No
    • Authentication Backend:
      • Backend Name: icingaweb2
    • Administration:
      • Username: someusername
      • Password: password
    • Application Configuration:
      • Show Stacktraces: Yes
      • User Preference Storage Type: Database
      • Logging Type: Syslog
      • Logging Level: Error
      • Application Prefix: icingaweb2
      • Facility: user
    • Monitoring Backend:
      • Backend Name: icinga
      • Backend Type: IDO
    • Monitoring IDO Resource:
      • Resource Name: icinga_ido
      • Database Type: MySQL
      • Host: localhost
      • Port: 3306
      • Database Name: icinga
      • Username: icinga
      • Password: icinga
      • Character Set: utf8
      • Persistent: No
      • Use SSL: No
    • Command Transport:
      • Transport Name: icinga2
      • Transport Type: Local Command File
      • Command File: /var/run/icinga2/cmd/icinga2.cmd
    • Monitoring Security:
      • Protected Custom Variables: *pw*,*pass*,community
  • Login at: http://dev.icinga.loc/authentication/login

    • Username: someusername
    • Password: password

Credentials/Information

  • MySQL root user:
    • Username: root
    • Password: password
  • MySQL Icinga user:
    • Username: icinga
    • Password: icinga

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