[icinga-users] classic UI and idodb

Markus Frosch markus at lazyfrosch.de
Fri Dec 28 15:14:05 CET 2012

Hello Markus,
> I've questions about using database backend for icinga with classic UI.
> Do they work together? Could the classic UI fetch the data for the
> reporting stuff like trends, availability etc from the database?

No, the Classic UI pulls its data from the status.dat and icinga's log files.

> So far, I run icinga without database and all the reporting data is in a
> huge amount of logfiles. Access to them is quite slow. I now would like
> to move from those logfiles to a database.
> I'd like to keep the configuration of the checks etc in plain files and
> would like to still use the classic UI. Is this possible?

The IDO is used by Icinga Web and the Reporting via Jasper.

Of course it is possible to access the database directly, to pull out
the data you need.

Best Regards
Markus Frosch
markus at lazyfrosch.de

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