[icinga-checkins] icinga.org: icinga-core/mfriedrich/core: revamp README a bit, because now we have the online tools all in place
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Sat Feb 25 00:11:10 CET 2012
Author: Michael Friedrich <michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at>
Date: Sat Feb 25 00:10:16 2012 +0100
revamp README a bit, because now we have the online tools all in place
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-Icinga 1.x README
+What is Icinga?
+Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins
+and addons can all be used with Icinga. Though Icinga retains all the existing features
+of its predecessor, it builds on them to add many long awaited patches and features
+requested by the user community.
-Icinga is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and
-released under the GNU General Public License. CGI programs are
-included to allow you to view the current status, history, etc via
-a web interface if you so desire.
+Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over a
+network and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries,
+and generates performance data for reporting.
+Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed
+locations. Icinga is licensed under GPL V2 and is free to use, distribute and modify.
-1) Monitoring of network services (via SMTP, POP3, HTTP, PING, etc).
-2) A plugin interface to allow for user-developed service monitoring methods.
-3) Notifications when problems occur and get resolved (via email, pager,
- or user-defined method).
-4) Ability to define "event handlers" for proactive problem resolution
-5) Web output (current status, notifications, problem history, log file, etc.)
-6) Automatic log file rotation/archiving
+With Icinga you can:
+MONITOR – ANY NETWORK AND ALL ITS RESOURCES
+Network services: SMTP, POP3, HTTP, SNMP, NNTP, PING, etc.
+Host resources: CPU load, disk utilization, system logs, etc
+Server components: Switches, routers, temperature and humidity sensors, etc
+NOTIFY –WHEN ISSUES ARISE AND ARE RESOLVED
+Through any channel (eMail, SMS, phone call, etc)
+Escalate alerts to other users or communication channels
+Fine tune notification settings (accounting for dependencies between hosts & services)
+REPORT – ON PERFORMANCE AND PLAN AHEAD
+Capacity utilization to plan for growth
+Chart graphs with addons like PNP or Grapher
+Icinga takes open source monitoring to the next level - check out the features new and old.
For installation instructions, use a web browser to read the HTML documentation
in the html/docs subdirectory.
-Visit the Icinga homepage at http://www.icinga.org for online
-documentation, new releases, bug reports, information on the mailing
+Visit the Icinga homepage at http://www.icinga.org for
+* online documentation http://docs.icinga.org
+* wiki https://wiki.icinga.org
+* new releases https://www.icinga.org/blog/
+* bug reports https://dev.icinga.org
+* faq https://www.icinga.org/faq/
+* feedback http://feedback.icinga.org
+* support https://www.icinga.org/support/
+* packages https://www.icinga.org/download/packages/
+Please report any bugs, feature requests, ideas, feedback and help make Icinga
+Thanks for using Icinga :-)
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