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  • Icinga Director (>= 1.1.0)
  • php-xml for optional XML file support
  • php-yaml for optional YAML file support

When running PHP 7.x you need the latest 2.x beta version for php-yaml. In case your Linux distribution offers precompiled packages they should be fine, regardless of whether they ship php-yaml or php-syck. In either case please let me know as I didn’t test them on different operatingsystems yet.

Install the Fileshipper module

As with any Icinga Web 2 module, installation is pretty straight-forward. In case you’re installing it from source all you have to do is to drop the fileshipper module in one of your module paths. You can examine (and set) the module path(s) in Configuration / Application. In a typical environment you’ll probably drop the module to /usr/share/icingaweb2/modules/fileshipper. Please note that the directory name MUST be fileshipper and not icingaweb2-module-fileshipper or anything else.

Last but not least go to Configuration / Modules and enable the fileshipper module. Otherwise you could also do so on CLI by running:

icingacli module enable fileshipper

That’s all, now you are ready to define your first Import Source definitions and to ship hand-crafted plain Icinga 2 Config Files!