[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#849915: Bug#849915: provide hints for migrating from nagios3 packages

Alexander Wirt formorer at debian.org
Mon Jan 2 08:28:43 UTC 2017

On Mon, 02 Jan 2017, Daniel Pocock wrote:

> Package: icinga2
> Version: 2.6.0-2
> Severity: wishlist
> Now that nagios3 is being removed[1] from the next stable Debian
> release, more people will potentially try to migrate to icinga2 or other
> solutions.
> Could you provide any tips in the README.Debian file specifically for
> people in that situation, e.g. a nagios3 user on Debian wheezy or jessie
> who is migrating to icinga2 (either from backports or after upgrade to
> stretch)?
> I notice this file in the package already:
> /usr/share/doc/icinga2/markdown/22-migrating-from-icinga-1x.md.gz
> and as Icinga1 was a Nagios fork, it appears most of it is also useful
> to a Nagios user.
> To make the experience for package users easier, it might be useful to
> provide some or all of the following:
> - comments about the way the nagios3 and icinga2 packages exist on a
> Debian system, for example, the config file locations, related packages
> like nagios-nrpe-server and their equivalents in the icinga2 world
And beside of the thing I said before, I don't recommend nrpe. All you need
is icinga2 (and speaking with my somewhat upstream hat: thats documented in
the docs). 


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