Koboli is an email response gateway for Nagios and Icinga (and possibly other monitoring systems, with some minor work). Its goal is to allow administrators and operations teams to take action on alerts immediately, by allowing you to respond directly to an alert without ever leaving your mail client.
Today, Koboli allows you to perform some basic Nagios-side interaction with your alerts (enabling/disabling notifications, adding comments, acknowledging alerts). It can also create issues in JIRA. It was designed to be extremely simple to extend, and you are encouraged to add your own command handlers!
Koboli was the name of a mail sorter in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.
Koboli currently lives at:
- Python 2.5+
kobolispec.ini go under
wherever you feel like putting it.
Koboli is intended to be run upon receipt of a message; this is typically done by configuring Koboli to run via Procmail or by configuring the MTA on your system with an alias pointing to the script.
These instructions assume that your Sendmail instance is already configured to accept SMTP connections from outside mail hosts, and that this configuration is tested and working.
Place koboli or a symlink to koboli under your smrsh directory (this will usually be
Edit your aliases file (typically
Add a line into your aliases file (replace "nagios") with the appropriate username for your environment:
Regenerate your aliases file with newaliases
The following commands are baked into the initial release:
#acknowledge [comment]: Acknowledge the alert.
#comment: Add a comment in Nagios.
#create-issue [description]: Create a JIRA issue. The full text of the original alert will be included in the issue description.
#disable-notifications: Disable notifications for the host or service in Nagios.
#enable-notifications: Enable notifications for the host or service in Nagios.
Bundled Command Processors
JIRACommandProcessor: Creates JIRA issues from
NagiosCommandProcessor: Translates commands into Nagios command-file entries
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