[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#757104: Bug#757104: icinga2-classicui: start page displays icinga1 information

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Mon Sep 1 15:04:58 UTC 2014

Hi Markus,

Am 2014-08-29 14:00, schrieb Markus Frosch:
> thanks for your feedback, let me try to answer your issues.
>> when using icinga2-classicui together with icinga2, the start page is
>> missleading. It displays version details about the version of 
>> installed
>> icinga-cgi package:
>> > Version 1.11.5
>> > Juni 20, 2014
>> > Read what's new in Icinga 1.11.5
> Thats actually correct, because the ClassicUI you are using *is* 
> version
> 1.11.5.
> It is simply a web interface, that supports Icinga 2. I wanted to avoid
> changing to many files, simply to make it simple to use, and to update.

I understand your rationale and am agree that it's not too important to
change the main.html for now. But once icinga2 becomes more common as
productive monitoring system I suggest that this should be fixed 

>> Either the icinga2-classicui package should replace this default start
>> page, or icinga-cgi should detect which backend icinga server it
>> connects to and display respective information instead.
> The CGIs do detect which backend is used, but this is not displayed in
> the static HTML pages, only the CGIs themselves.

Either the default page should be replaced by a cgi as well or the 
information should be ripped out of it.

> So far the only solution that would make sense is to remove "Home" from
> the menu and the /icinga2-classicui location.
> But I want to keep it for showing the CGI copyright and version.
> So sadly a wontfix I guess.

Accepted for the moment :)

Kind regards,

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