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thruk (10) Versions 1.0.0

Installs/Configures thruk

cookbook 'thruk', '= 1.0.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'thruk', '= 1.0.0'
knife supermarket install thruk
knife supermarket download thruk
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Thruk is a multibackend monitoring web interface which currently
supports Nagios, Icinga and Shinken as backend using the Livestatus
API. It is designed to be a drop in replacement and covers almost all
of the original features plus adds additional enhancements for large

See for more information.



  • apache2
  • yum
  • yum-epel
  • apt




Use the recipe directly, or include it in a role to customize it:

% cat roles/thruk.rb
name 'thruk'
run_list( 'recipe[thruk]' )
  'thruk' => {
    'use_ssl' => true,
    'htpasswd' => '/etc/shinken/htpasswd.users',
    'cert_name' => '',
    'cert_ca_name' => 'gd_bundle',
    'start_page' => '/thruk/cgi-bin/tac.cgi',
    'first_day_of_week' => 0,
    'csrf_allowed_hosts' => '',
    'backends' => {
      'shinken' => {
        'name' => 'External Shinken',
        'type' => 'livestatus',
        'options' => {
          'peer' => '',
    'cmd_defaults' => {
      'ahas' => 1,
      'force_check' => 1,
      'persistent_ack' => 1,
      'sticky_ack' => 0,
      'send_notification' => 0,
      'persistent_comments' => 0,
    'cgi' => {
       'admin_group' => 'sysadmin',
       'read_groups' => 'dev,misc',
       'lock_authors_names' => 0,



  1. Fork the repository on Github
  2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x)
  3. Write your change
  4. Write tests for your change (if applicable)
  5. Run the tests, ensuring they all pass
  6. Submit a Pull Request using Github

License and Authors

Authors: Martha Greenberg

Dependent cookbooks

yum >= 0.0.0
yum-epel >= 0.0.0
apache2 >= 0.0.0
apt >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

CHANGELOG for thruk

This file is used to list changes made in each version of thruk.


  • Change default thruk version to 2.00-1
  • add ability to install thruk version 2.00 via labs repository for rhel
  • add additional configuration properties for shinken and strict_host_authorization


  • add ability to install thruk version 2.00 via labs repository for debian


  • Initial release of thruk

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Foodcritic Metric

1.0.0 passed this metric