The Director aims to be your new favourite Icinga config deployment tool. Director is designed for those who want to automate their configuration deployment and those who want to grant their “point & click” users easy access to the configuration.

Release Icinga Director v1.7.2 latest

Fixed issues

  • You can find issues and feature requests related to this release on our roadmap

DB Schema

  • FIX: Rolling out new installations on MySQL v5.6 fails (#1993)

Icinga Configuration

  • FIX: Render service_name for Notifications (#2006)

User Interface

  • FIX: Cloning Import Sources failed since v1.7.0 (#1997)


  • FIX: Importing Import Sources failed since v1.7.0 (#2005)


  • FIX: Fixing linux install script version check (#2008)
  • FIX: Windows Kickstart Script - $GlobalZones was empty (#2002)


  • FIX: Missing single quote in mysql example bug (#2003)


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Release Icinga Director v1.7.1

Fixed issues

  • You can find issues and feature requests related to this release on our roadmap

User Interface

  • FIX: Cloning Sync rules failed since v1.7.0 (#1982)
  • FIX: It wasn't possible to multi-select Hosts belonging to a Group (#1973)
  • FIX: Removed an un-formatted error in case Icinga is unreachable (#1966)
  • FIX: Check for broken configs has been extended to Icinga v2.11.* (#1985)
  • FEATURE: Show a warning when detecting a downgraded installation (#1992)

Import and Sync

  • FIX: Upper- and Lowercase property modifiers are now multibyte/UTF8-safe (#710)

Health Check

  • FIX: do not complain about no-due newly created jobs (#1994)

Background Daemon

  • FIX: Daemon didn't report DB state to systemd (#1983)


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Release Icinga Director v1.7.0

Breaking Changes

  • At least PHP 5.6.3 is now required, Director 1.7.x will refuse to work with older versions
  • New dependencies have been introduced, Upgrading and Installation documentations contain related details


Fixed issues

  • You can find issues and feature requests related to this release on our roadmap

User Interface

  • FIX: Service-related links in Activity Log have been corrected (#1377, #1816)
  • FIX: Activity Log now works for Service Sets (#1287, #1786, #1816)
  • FIX: Assign Filters are no longer mandatory when modifying Service Groups (#930)
  • FIX: Object type for CheckCommands has been corrected in config preview (#1799)
  • FIX: Import preview in combination with Black/Whitelisting (#1825)
  • FIX: Routing/redirection when working with Data Fields (#1847)
  • FIX: Auto-suggestion field was positioned wrongly once scrolled down
  • FIX: Timezone inconsistencie have been fixed (#1700)
  • FIX: Link-like buttons where shortened on Icinga Web 2.7 (#1928)
  • FIX: Search in range-filtered Activity Log no longer fails (#1381)
  • FEATURE: It's now possible to clone a Service to a different Host (#1796)
  • FEATURE: Scheduled Downtimes for "Hosts AND their services" (#1831)
  • FEATURE: Auto-suggestion and more for Fields based on Data Lists (#1846)
  • FEATURE: Show missing dependencies (#1938)


  • FEATURE: German translation has been refreshed (#1951)
  • FEATURE: Japanese is now available (#1869)


Import and Sync

  • FIX: Avoid caching between multiple runs of sync (#1836)
  • FIX: Imported Rows Table (history) eventually failed on Icinga Web 2 (#1925)
  • FIX: Improved error handling on preview (#1941)
  • FEATURE: When fetching invalid data, Import refers erroneous rows (#1741)
  • FEATURE: Sync now offers a preview, showing what would happen (#1754)
  • FEATURE: ParseURL property modifier has been added (#1746)
  • FEATURE: There is a new generic REST API Import Source (#1818)
  • FEATURE: Sync now supports Notifications and Dependencies (#1212, #925, #1209)
  • FEATURE: Limits (memory, execution time) raised for Import runs via UI (#1954)


Configuration Baskets

  • FIX: snapshots do no longer fail for deleted elements on snapshot (#1940)
  • FEATURE: baskets now support External Commands (#1854)


  • FIX: Command Arguments can now be managed via API (#1416)


  • FIX: importsource fetch did not apply configured property modifiers (#1819)
  • FEATURE: Service Groups are now available on CLI (#1745)
  • FEATURE: A new background daemon has been introduced (#1905)


Icinga Configuration

  • FIX: Allow to render single configuration files larger than 16MB (#1787)
  • FIX: Icinga v2.11 version detection for Agent Installation script (#1957)
  • DEPRECATED: magic-apply-for (a hidden feature) is now deprecated (#1850)
  • FEATURE: It's now possible to define Scheduled Downtimes (#347, #1828)
  • FEATURE: Allow to render command definitions as (v1.x-like) strings (#1809)
  • FEATURE: host address now allows 255 characters (#1890)
  • FEATURE: Director now assists with Services applied to parent Zones (#1634)
  • FEATURE: Warn affected setups when affected by a specific core issue (#1958)


  • FIX: Installation instructions have been adjusted to fit MySQL 8


  • FIX: support different timezones with MySQL (#1332, #1840)
  • FIX: support importing DSL-based Command Arguments (#1812)
  • FEATURE: a new Hook allows to run custom code at deployment time (#1342, #1843)
  • FEATURE: there is a new low-level IcingaObjectFormHook (#1841)


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