[Check_mk (english)] Check_mk & Icinga integration

Michael Friedrich michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at
Tue Nov 8 21:56:34 CET 2011


On 08.11.2011 21:50, Jason Humes wrote:
>
> What would be the benefit of this integration?  What does icinga offer 
> that vanilla check_mk/multisite does not?
>

check_mk is an addon to nagios / icinga / shinken. so i don't get what 
you are trying to compare here.

> Pardon my ignorance
>

a short google would have helped.


> J
>
> Thanks
>
>
> J
>
> *From:*checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> [mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de] *On Behalf Of 
> *David Lynum
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 08, 2011 3:49 PM
> *To:* Michael Friedrich; checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de
> *Subject:* Re: [Check_mk (english)] Check_mk & Icinga integration
>
> Ok.  Thanks Michael.
>
> *David Lynum*
>
> *IT Support Lead, Wholesale Applications Community (**WAC**)*
>
> *Desk:    +1 (925) 201-8520
> Email: **david.lynum at wacapps.net <mailto:david.lynum at wacapps.net>*
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> *From:*checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> <mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de> 
> [mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de] 
> <mailto:[mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de]> *On 
> Behalf Of *Michael Friedrich
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 08, 2011 12:48 PM
> *To:* checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> <mailto:checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de>
> *Subject:* Re: [Check_mk (english)] Check_mk & Icinga integration
>
> On 08.11.2011 21:44, David Lynum wrote:
>
> Michael,
>
> What docs did you use to integrate check_mk and icinga?  This would be 
> helpful to me.
>
>
> official ones from check_mk, but with changed paths and prefixes for 
> icinga. the other parts we did is not yet documented and was sometimes 
> learning by doing.
>
> when i get more time (haha), i'll add some more text to icinga wiki 
> about check_mk.
>
> Thanks
>
> *David Lynum*
>
> *IT Support Lead, Wholesale Applications Community (**WAC**)*
>
> *Desk:    +1 (925) 201-8520**
> **Email: **david.lynum at wacapps.net <mailto:david.lynum at wacapps.net>*
>
> *6210 Stoneridge Mall, Road Suite 400 Pleasanton, CA  94588*
>
> *www.wacapps.net <http://www.wacapps.net/>*
>
> *From:*checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> <mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de> 
> [mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de] *On Behalf Of 
> *Michael Friedrich
> *Sent:*Tuesday, November 08, 2011 12:42 PM
> *To:*checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> <mailto:checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de>
> *Subject:*Re: [Check_mk (english)] Check_mk & Icinga integration
>
> On 08.11.2011 21:29, David Lynum wrote:
>
> Michael,
>
> Thanks for getting back to me.  In your integration of check_mk and 
> icinga, are you using check_mk only as a plug-in for icinga?
>
>
> check_mk does host inventory via snmp, holds the main data source 
> within its meta config language, and generates valid icinga config. we 
> use various things such as address6 as host extra config, or 
> display_name (because icinga classic ui makes heavy use of that).
> the provided perfdata on the checks is then put to the core, where the 
> normal pnp process perfdata into rrds is being done. pnp graphs are 
> integrated into icinga classic ui then, as well as status and graphs 
> are also used for custom views and dashboards.
> we also use various custom snmp checks we've written ourselves, but 
> not yet released. that may take some.
>
>
> *David Lynum*
>
> *IT Support Lead, Wholesale Applications Community (**WAC**)*
>
> *Desk:    +1 (925) 201-8520**
> **Email: **david.lynum at wacapps.net <mailto:david.lynum at wacapps.net>*
>
> *6210 Stoneridge Mall, Road Suite 400 Pleasanton, CA  94588*
>
> *www.wacapps.net <http://www.wacapps.net/>*
>
> *From:*checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> <mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de> 
> [mailto:checkmk-en-bounces at lists.mathias-kettner.de] *On Behalf Of 
> *Michael Friedrich
> *Sent:*Tuesday, November 08, 2011 12:26 PM
> *To:*checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de 
> <mailto:checkmk-en at lists.mathias-kettner.de>
> *Subject:*Re: [Check_mk (english)] Check_mk & Icinga integration
>
> On 08.11.2011 21:14, David Lynum wrote:
>
> Wondering if anyone on the list has done any check_mk integration with 
> Icinga.
>
>
> we are using icinga with check_mk and pnp. but "only" the snmp part of 
> it, no agent, no multisite, no wato, no livestatus. but i would expect 
> that to work too.
>
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
> *David Lynum*
>
> *IT Support Lead, Wholesale Applications Community (**WAC**)*
>
> *Desk:    +1 (925) 201-8520**
> **Email: **david.lynum at wacapps.net <mailto:david.lynum at wacapps.net>*
>
> *6210 Stoneridge Mall, Road Suite 400 Pleasanton, CA  94588*
>
> *www.wacapps.net <http://www.wacapps.net/>*
>
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> DI (FH) Michael Friedrich
>   
> Vienna University Computer Center
> Universitaetsstrasse 7 A-1010 Vienna, Austria
>   
> email:michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at  <mailto:michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at>
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>   
> Lead Icinga Core&  IDOUtils Developer
> http://www.icinga.org
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>
>
>
> -- 
> DI (FH) Michael Friedrich
>   
> Vienna University Computer Center
> Universitaetsstrasse 7 A-1010 Vienna, Austria
>   
> email:michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at  <mailto:michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at>
> phone:     +43 1 4277 14359
> mobile:    +43 664 60277 14359
> fax:       +43 1 4277 14338
> web:http://www.univie.ac.at/zid
>             http://www.aco.net
>   
> Lead Icinga Core&  IDOUtils Developer
> http://www.icinga.org
>
>
>
> -- 
> DI (FH) Michael Friedrich
>   
> Vienna University Computer Center
> Universitaetsstrasse 7 A-1010 Vienna, Austria
>   
> email:michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at  <mailto:michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at>
> phone:     +43 1 4277 14359
> mobile:    +43 664 60277 14359
> fax:       +43 1 4277 14338
> web:http://www.univie.ac.at/zid
>             http://www.aco.net
>   
> Lead Icinga Core&  IDOUtils Developer
> http://www.icinga.org


-- 
DI (FH) Michael Friedrich

Vienna University Computer Center
Universitaetsstrasse 7 A-1010 Vienna, Austria

email:     michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at
phone:     +43 1 4277 14359
mobile:    +43 664 60277 14359
fax:	   +43 1 4277 14338
web:       http://www.univie.ac.at/zid
            http://www.aco.net

Lead Icinga Core&  IDOUtils Developer
http://www.icinga.org

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