Icinga2 Fundamentals Online Training

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get familiar with monitoring

Icinga2 Fundamentals Online Training 28.08-31.08

small group

4 -days of training in a small online group (3 to 10 people)

original handouts

Original training materials from Icinga2 team

remote environment

Access to the preinstalled remote environment


An official certificate from Icinga

Content of icinga2 fundamentals online training

An introduction to icinga2

  • Introduction to (availability) monitoring and the Icinga project
  • Historical development of Icinga
  • A basic introduction to Icinga2, IcingaWeb2, and the Icinga Director

Icinga2 remote clients

  • Agent-based monitoring of Linux and Windows systems
  • Icinga2 for Windows and use of the Icinga PowerShell components
  • Icinga2 Agent as a remote node and command execution bridge
  • Background to certificate issuance, endpoints, and zones
  • Exemplary monitoring of network devices using SNMP
  • Troubleshooting & scenario discussion

Configuration basics and best practices

  • Overview of the Icinga2 configuration language
  • Understanding and using Check Commands and the Icinga Template Library
  • Basic configuration and grouping of Hosts
  • Different types of check plugins
  • Definition and assignment of various Service checks based on Service Apply Rules
  • Passive checks and check the freshness
  • Check commands and plugin integration by example
  • Grouping of services through Service groups and Service sets
  • Configuration of notifications and escalations In-depth use and configuration of Icinga Web
  • Health checks and self-monitoring


IT staff at all management levels who want to get professional skills in monitoring with open-source tools. System administrators, IT security specialists, and project managers.




2.090,00 € excl. VAT (discounts in case of multiple attendees available)


The Icinga Fundamentals course is dedicated to Icinga and Nagios users who already acquired monitoring basics and who would like to deepen their skills in the new configuration format, as well as for the technical specialists who make their first steps in monitoring system deployment.

Dates and Time

28.08.2023 – 31.08.2023 (09:00 – 17:00 CEST)