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Desktop application, with system tray, for Alignak monitoring solution

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Alignak desktop application

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Short description

Alignak-App is a desktop application, residing in the system tray, for the Alignak framework. It can be installed on any Linux or Windows Dekstop / Server with a graphical interface which can run Python.

This application is useful for people with an Alignak installation in their business and who want to keep an eye on their supervision constantly.


  • See Alignak daemons status (if activate in backend), number, states, informations of hosts and services
  • Be notified for: problems, actions, changes, daemon states, …
  • View a synthesis view of a host and its services (states, output, checks, …)
  • Acknowledge problems, schedule downtimes on your Hosts / Services
  • Spy on hosts to keep an eye on

And other features to come…

App use PyQt5, bindings of Qt application framework.


To install Alignak-app:

  • Windows Users:
# An installer for Windows is available on this repository.
# To keep it free, installer is not signed, so Windows Defender SmartScreen will warn you about that.
# Just click on "More Informations" and on "Execute anyway" to run installer.

# You can also generate your own setup. Please, follow the documentation link below.
  • Linux Users:
# Alignak App
pip3 install alignak_app

# First run
alignak-app-launcher --start   # Run application in current shell
alignak-app-launcher --install # Install a daemon file

# Once you've installed Alignak-app daemon, just run:
alignak-app start
  • Development (Windows or Linux):
# If you want to test development version or a specific version, tags, commit run:
git clone
cd alignak-app
# If you're under Windows, use "pip" instead of "pip3"
pip3 install -r requirements.txt
pip3 install . -v
# Then run "" file

You can find more help in the documentation below.


Documentation for Alignak-app is available on Read The Docs. You will find everything you need to install and configure the application.

To learn more about Alignak project, please visit

Release strategy

Alignak-app will try to follow the Alignak-Backend version. As of it, take care to install the same minor version on your system to ensure compatibility between all the packages. e.g.: if your Backend is 1.4.x, use Alignak-app 1.4.x.

Bugs / Enhancements

Please open any issue or idea on this repository.


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