Telegram notifications for Icinga2

Icinga 2 Notifications to Telegram

The repository shows how to configure Icinga 2 to send notifications via Telegram.

These can be send either to:

  • Group Chats
  • Personal User Chat

Please note that only the transport is encrypted, but not the actual messages. (They can be seen be Telegram employees).

Start by creating a new bot.

When you first message the bot with /start or add it to a group, you can get updates via the Telegram API, to get the Chat ID you want to sent messages to.

curl --silent "https://api.telegram.org/bot${TOKEN}/getUpdates"

Use this chat ID to add it to a user.

Checkout the example files to configure Icinga 2:




These scripts and examples are based on a blog post: http://metz.gehn.net/2016/01/monitoring-notifications-via-telegram/

Please check out his post too, I just refitted it to fit my needs.


Since the original Author didn't pick a license; but put it public, I will choose CC-BY

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