Blog Entries

30. 09. 2019 Franco Federico Log-SIEM

Filebeat and Log UI in NetEye

In a previous blog I explored beats such as Icingabeat and presented an overview of the new features present in NetEye since version 4.6. I’d like to explore the following use case: collect some logs from Elasticsearch, Logstash, the operating system that hosts NetEye, and MySQL using beats (Filebeat), all in order to show the…

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30. 09. 2019 Michele Santuari Downloads / Release Notes, Log-SIEM, NetEye

NetEye 4.7 Log Manager: Elastic 6.8.2 Update

Elastic 7.3 is coming to NetEye 4.8. In order to prepare for this significant change, you must first update Log Manager on NetEye 4.7 to receive the Elastic 6.8.2 update that will set up the necessary migrations for updating Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. In addition to the ELK stack, SearchGuard will also be updated to…

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30. 09. 2019 Thomas Forrer Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye

NetEye 4.8 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.8 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. Following version 4.7, the new and updated features in this version focus mainly on a new Event Adjustments feature for Service Level Management, a system-level Health Check, a development SDK for NetEye modules, improvements to Tornado and SLM, a major update to Elastic Stack…

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30. 09. 2019 Stefano Bruno Anomaly Detection, ITOA, NetEye, Predictive Analysis

NetEye and Predictive Monitoring

We often hear about predictive monitoring, alongside the words machine learning and anomaly detection. Today, just as in the past, the “data” is invaluable and what we will try to do here is use simple data we can easily collect (data which individually might have no value) and apply Machine Learning techniques in order to identify anomalies, and then…

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30. 09. 2019 Giuseppe Di Garbo Icinga News, NetEye

Downtime with NetEye 4 Using Icinga 2 API

Scheduling downtime is extremely useful, if not essential, for the correct management of a monitoring system. What exactly is downtime and what is the reason for having it? “Downtime can be scheduled for planned server maintenance or any other targeted service outage you are aware of in advance. Downtime suppresses notifications and can trigger other…

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27. 09. 2019 Benjamin Gröber NetEye

Tornado – The Processing Tree

Tornado is the spiritual successor of the NetEye EventHandler. As such, we took inspiration from its limitations, picking the most interesting ones, and trying to optimize for these scenarios. One example of this is the Processing Tree. In the past, all rules had to be placed in one of four predetermined groups, and events ran…

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27. 09. 2019 Damiano Chini Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.7

Fix a bug where a StateCalculationError was thrown by slmd when a dt_end was received as last event of a series For NetEye 4.7 we updated: slmd to version 0.7.1-1

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27. 09. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin Events, NetEye

It was just Amazing: The Icinga Camp 2019

For the Open Source Community, the most fashionable way to travel to Milan this month was for a software event the Icinga Camp rather than for Fashion Week. The agenda highlighted actual news from the Icinga universe shared by developers and executives. Special focus was given to the integration of Icinga as core of NetEye. Other topics…

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26. 09. 2019 Andrea Avancini Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

NetEye Automatic Provisioning in vSphere – Part 2

Deploying a NetEye Cluster If you regularly follow this blog, you know that we automatically generate and test a NetEye ISO every night. Starting from the ISO, we can also automatically provision a NetEye virtual machine in a VMware vSphere infrastructure. One might wonder, “What if, since I already have these two ingredients available, I…

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26. 09. 2019 Andrea Detassis Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

NetEye Automatic Provisioning in vSphere – Part 1

Deploying a Single Instance As you probably already know, here at Würth Phoenix we love Ansible. Our journey started by using Terraform for simple automation tasks like generating a virtual machine in vSphere starting from an existing template, only to switch to Ansible later. Ansible is now our everyday companion for automation. As mentioned earlier,…

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26. 09. 2019 Gabriele Cecco Service Management

How to Reduce the Open Tickets Number in an IT Service Desk and Live Peacefully

If you think you don’t need to reduce the open tickets number in your Service Desk, ask your Service Desk Manager how many they are. Take care that Open Tickets are all those not closed (in all queues), no cheating! Did you do it? Did the answer surprise you? Then keep reading because this article…

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25. 09. 2019 Andrea Detassis Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.7

Update external link in user guide For NetEye 4.7 we updated: icingaweb2 to version 2.6.2_neteye1.45.2-1

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20. 09. 2019 Angelo Rosace Development

Selenium Flakiness and How to Tackle It

A piece of code can’t be considered good if it doesn’t work properly. One of the questions that arises from the previous sentence is, “So how can I know that my code is actually doing what it’s supposed to be doing?” The quick and easy answer is: Tests. But how can you decide which types…

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19. 09. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin Log-SIEM

NetEye @ the Security Summit 2019

Security information and event management (SIEM) technology supports threat detection and security incident response through the real-time collection. Visit us at the Security Summit edition in Verona to hear from our team how to best identifying, gathering, monitoring and reporting security-related events in your software environment with NetEye.

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18. 09. 2019 Omar Bertò APM, NetEye, Visual Synthetic Monitoring

AX 2012 Intermittent Inventory On-Hand Performance Monitoring and Solution using Alyvix and NetEye SAAS

One frequently noted problem in AX 2012 is the performance of inventory on-hand.  The worst part is that while the problem is known, the solutions aren’t.  You can try to solve it by guessing and poking around, but you may never discover the true underlying cause. And it’s also a bit of a naughty beast:  here today, gone…

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