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18. 07. 2019 Andrea Detassis NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.6

Fix smsd systemd service file typo, move service definition from NetEye setup module to specific SMSD package. For NetEye 4.6 we updated: neteye-setup to version 1.14.4-1 smstools-neteye-config to version 1.2.1-1

16. 07. 2019 Angelo Rosace NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye for 4.6

Fix description of the “Protected Custom Variables” field at User Guide > Monitoring Basics > Protecting Credentials in the Monitoring Views, since it the states that there is a default regex for the field when there is none For NetEye 4.6 was updated: icingaweb2 to version 2.6.2_neteye1.40.1-1

08. 07. 2019 TobiasGoller Uncategorized

Exporting Grafana Graphics as a PDF

Ever since they began using Grafana Dashboards in the NetEye monitoring system, my customers have asked again and again whether they can create PDF files of what they see on their Grafana Dashboards. This request must be understood clearly. The use of Grafana dashboards by IT staff is very popular, for reasons such as its… Read More

08. 07. 2019 Benjamin Gröber NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.6, NetEye 4.5, NetEye 4.4

Fixed log directory of mariadb, so that it now points to /neteye/shared/mysql/log/ For NetEye 4.6, NetEye 4.5 and NetEye 4.4 we updated: mariadb-neteye-config to version 1.2.1-1

08. 07. 2019 Charles Callaway NetEye

“How To” Improve the User Guide

Every software suite needs documentation. But the more features we add to NetEye to meet customer needs, the larger the user guide becomes.  Over time, it’s important to make sure that the guide continues to meet the needs of NetEye users despite this. In particular, modern methodologies like Agile that we use in NetEye often… Read More

08. 07. 2019 Damiano Chini NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.6, NetEye 4.5

Fixed the autosetup for setting the default retention policy of InfluxDb to 365 days, which was not working properly on clusters. For NetEye 4.6 we updated: influxdb to version 1.6.3_neteye2.3.1-1 For NetEye 4.5 we updated: influxdb to version 1.6.3_neteye2.2.3-1

08. 07. 2019 Andrea Avancini Automated Processes, NetEye

ISO Generation with Ansible – Part 2

As mentioned in the previous post of this series, at Würth Phoenix we build our NetEye ISOs from scratch every night to be sure that every morning everything will be fresh.To perform this activity with no manual intervention in a robust, repeatable, and reliable way, the R&D team uses Jenkins, a well known open source… Read More

04. 07. 2019 Andrea Detassis Automated Processes, NetEye

ISO Generation with Ansible – Part 1

Here at Würth Phoenix, we ship software in many different ways, but one of the main methods to support on-premise installations is with an ISO file. With the ISO we allow our customers to install NetEye, the underlying OS, and all dependencies in a flexible yet simple way. Since this is so important, how can… Read More

04. 07. 2019 Benjamin Gröber NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.6

Fixed NetEye cluster base setup accepting invalid characters in hostnames. For NetEye 4.6 we updated: neteye-setup to version 1.14.3-1

02. 07. 2019 Damiano Chini NetEye, Security

Proxy Authentication with Grafana 6.2

Until now, authentication of NetEye users on Grafana was achieved by means of session cookies, which were provided by the Grafana server when authenticating in Icinga Web 2. However, with the upgrade of Grafana from version 5.2 to version 6.2, we can no longer employ this authentication procedure because Grafana has discontinued the use of… Read More

02. 07. 2019 Benjamin Gröber Clustering, NetEye

How To Recover from a DRBD9 Metadata Split Brain Situation

As soon as you manage more than a few DRBD resources distributed over a wide set of hardware, split brain situations cannot always be avoided. Standard split brains are caused by multiple nodes having different opinions about the latest state of the data on their local disk. Disclaimer: If applied incorrectly, commands in this blog… Read More

01. 07. 2019 MarinovMihail NetEye

Updated Safed Agent v1.10.1 for UX

The Safed agent for AIX version 7.1 now supports TLS 1.3 based on WolfSSL 3.15.7. The Safed agent 1.10.1 for UX is available on our github repository. Follow the steps described in the README file to compile and install both wolfssl 3.15.7 and safed 1.10.1 After that is will be possible to configure the secure… Read More

28. 06. 2019 Michele Santuari Log Management, NetEye

How to Debug NetEye Log Management

In a previous blog post I presented how the Log Management architecture fits in a NetEye cluster, and now I want to summarize my recent experiences to help you diagnose Elasticsearch health issues. Elasticsearch provides a set of APIs which help to identify and debug a number of potential causes. But NetEye Log Management is… Read More

27. 06. 2019 Giuseppe Di Garbo Uncategorized

Network Performance Monitoring Automation with NetEye 4

Automating the monitoring process in Enterprise environments is a challenge that led Icinga to create features such as their REST API and the Icinga Director module. In both new NetEye4 projects and those being migrated from NetEye3 to NetEye4, this challenge is one of the aspects that I highlight the most and is certainly one… Read More

27. 06. 2019 Stefano Bruno Configuration Management, NetEye

A Simple Way to Deploy Linux Agents Using the Icinga 2 API

The Agent’s distribution is probably one of those more time-consuming tasks. This can be for various reasons: different operating systems, network segregation, administrative credentials that are difficult to obtain, or even more simply, a large number of Agents to install. We know that the Agent installation on Windows servers is made easier by this PowerShell… Read More