Blog Entries

20. 02. 2018 TobiasGoller NetEye

F5 Monitoring with NetEye

After deploying and configuring F5 network gear in your company, your next step will be to monitor these new devices. Depending on your monitoring solution, integrating your F5 network equipment can range from simple to complex. Maybe you need to search around for the various MIB files to get the optimal monitoring parameters, or perhaps… Read More

14. 02. 2018 Valentina Da Rold EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

How to debug web app on iOS devices using a Windows PC

Both EriZone and NetEye 4 are capable to work on Android or iOS mobile devices. As many of you already known, mobile browsers work differently from their desktop version and could happen that your application works flawlessly on desktop, but something is broken on mobile. What can you do in this case to understand the… Read More

13. 02. 2018 Thomas Forrer Development, Linux, NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference, Uncategorized


As we do every year, we participated again this year at FOSDEM, the largest conference on free and open source software in Europe.  Apart from having really nice conversations and grabbing many stickers 🙂 , we attended many very inspiring talks this year, too.

07. 02. 2018 Juergen Vigna NetEye, Syslog

Harmonize Your Monitoring with Your Elasticsearch Database Entries

If you have an Elasticsearch Database like the one in the NetEye Elastic Stack Module then you are surely interested in integrating this information into your Monitoring environment.  To do this, use this new plugin: check_elasticsearch_query # /data/neteye/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/local/check_elasticsearch_query –help Check a count of number of events fount in elasticsearch over a query and timeframe Usage:… Read More

07. 02. 2018 Mirko Morandini EriZone & OTRS

Reporting, Document Management and Risk Evaluation with EriZone

EriZone is mainly used as an (IT) SM tool to manage incidents, service requests and changes, and to document the assignment and return of devices. However, a ticket system like EriZone can also support other processes – for example, those that need to provide structured documentation. In fact, many standards require reporting risks or other… Read More

30. 01. 2018 Nicola Degara Application Performance Management, NetEye

IT Strategy (R)evolution: The Changing Role of IT in the Future of Business

End User Experience Monitoring allows for a “sensorial” analysis of the ways users consume IT services delivered within an organization and, increasingly often, from outside it as well. Everyone knows that IT services only generate value if they are available when needed and if they can achieve the target for which they were designed. Today… Read More

29. 01. 2018 Roberto Palmarin NetEye

From Software Inventory to Vulnerabilities!

Now that your company has invested time and resources in gathering information about your entire installed base of software and equipment, how can we analyze and measure its level of security protection?  Can we identify the vulnerabilities in your company’s software?  Can we create a scoring function that measures security and how it changes over… Read More

22. 01. 2018 MarinovMihail EriZone & OTRS

Ticket Templates Based on Selected Service and Category

EriZone 5.3 introduced new templates based on selected service and category. Those templates are used in the new Quick Ticket functionality, but can also be reused in all ticket creating masks. So once the service and category have been selected, the subject and/or the body can be pre-filled with the data of the template. In… Read More

08. 01. 2018 Mirko Morandini EriZone & OTRS

Enhanced Statistics in EriZone

A service desk system such as EriZone leads users to pursue recommended processes and is thus able to gather a large amount of structured data. In addition to EriZone’s standard dynamic statistics, which can be assembled and configured by the agents themselves on the web interface by combining the data sets provided by the API,… Read More

04. 01. 2018 Patrick Zambelli EriZone & OTRS, Release Notes

EriZone 5.3 Release Notes

Welcome to the latest version of our Service Management solution EriZone version 5.3. Product: EriZone Release Number: 5.3 Release Date: December 31, 2017 Release Type: Minor Previous Release: 5.2 These release notes for EriZone 5.3 describe new features and improvements and provide information on how to upgrade. Enhancements Quick ticket creation by image toolbar Customers… Read More

04. 01. 2018 Patrick Zambelli NetEye, Release Notes

NetEye 3.12 Release Notes

Welcome to the latest version of our NetEye Unified Monitoring Solution that introduces new Business Priority management, and improvements to asset management, NetEye API, Grafana and GLPI contact integration. Product: NetEye Release Number: 3.12 Release Date: December 31, 2017 Release Type: Minor Previous Release: 3.11 System Requirements: NetEye 3.6 installation or higher These release notes for NetEye 3.12 describe new… Read More

02. 01. 2018 Patrick Zambelli EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

NetEye 3.12 and EriZone 5.3 have been released!

We are proud to announce the release of new minor versions of our IT System & Service Management solutions NetEye and EriZone. The latest version of our NetEye Unified Monitoring Solution introduces new Business Priority management, and improvements to asset management, NetEye API, Grafana and GLPI contact integration. On the other hand, EriZone 5.3 includes… Read More

29. 12. 2017 Mirko Morandini EriZone & OTRS

Efficient Service Desk Configurations with EriZone

In a previous blog post, Towards Self-Adaptive Service Desk Systems, I identified three basic service desk configurations for the practical management of service requests and incidents. In this article, you will find an overview and further details about these service desk configurations, including recommendations on how to work effectively with them in EriZone. I also… Read More

22. 12. 2017 Gabriele Cecco EriZone & OTRS

An Underestimated Indicator: AccountedTime

The realization of an effective Service Desk should be considered a success.  On the other hand, the possibility of increasing efficiency is a necessary benefit for containing infrastructure costs, or for invoicing them to users with a pay-per-use model. The metrics and KPIs that we already use help us to measure service desk tasks, user… Read More

21. 12. 2017 Massimiliano De Luca NetEye

GROK: Instructions for Use

Grok is a plug-in installed by default in Logstash, which is supplied with the Elastic package (the ELK – Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana), one of the integrated modules in our NetEye Unified Monitoring solution.What is this plug-in for? First of all, Grok is an English neologism that means  “to understand profoundly, intuitively or by empathy,… Read More