Blog Entries

31. 03. 2020 Stefano Bruno ITOA, NetEye

Take Care of Your Data: InfluxDB Sanitization

InfluxDB is the database used in NetEye for saving performance data. It guarantees graphic visibility of the data (thanks to the Grafana frontend) and it is very important that the data stored is useful. I’ll give you an example of how simple it can be to produce obsolete data in Influx: Suppose I create a…

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31. 03. 2020 Benjamin Gröber NetEye

How to Couple systemd Services with a systemd Target Dynamically

When designing complex systems with a multitude of services, more often than not some of them logically form loosely coupled units. Usually these services should remain independent to a degree, i.e. free to be started or stopped independently. However, we also wanted a mechanism to command the loosely coupled unit as a whole. Sometimes however…

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31. 03. 2020 Michele Santuari NetEye

How Do We Test NetEye?

Since my latest blog post on the new Front End automated tests, we have improved our Continuous Integration process. In this blog post, I describe, from the developer’s perspective, a couple of important enhancements and what we would like to achieve in the upcoming months. The introduction of pull requests has been the first change:…

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31. 03. 2020 Giuseppe Di Garbo NetEye, Unified Monitoring

How to Configure Telegram Notifications on NetEye

In a previous post, Valentina showed us how to configure Slack Notifications… and here I will similarly show you how to configure Telegram notifications on NetEye. Create a Telegram Bot A very easy way to create a bot on Telegram is through … another bot 😉 BotFather is a Telegram bot dedicated to the creation…

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31. 03. 2020 Mirko Bez Log-SIEM, Unified Monitoring

Real-Time Event Monitoring With Tornado

In this blog post I will describe a potential use of Tornado to monitor events in near real-time, while keeping historical information about the received events. Use Case Often as a user I want to collect data from different sources, e.g. Windows events, and then according to some simple rules set the status of some…

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31. 03. 2020 Mattia Codato Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.10

For the Rsyslog Neteye Config, we have increased the max number of simultaneous open files to 20000. For NetEye 4.10 we updated: rsyslog-neteye-config, rsyslog-neteye-config-autosetup to version 0.4.2-1

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30. 03. 2020 Gabriele Cecco Service Management

The Beauty and Power of JQL

In this period of Smart Working I am deepening my study of Atlassian products, in particular Jira Software and Jira Service Desk. One of the things that impressed me most about Atlassian products is the flexibility of the search engine given by the JQL (Jira Query Language). I must say that initially when I saw…

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30. 03. 2020 Bharat Bisht Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.10

For the SLM module, we fixed a bug that allows a user to create two event adjustments for a host/service using the exact same start and end timestamp. For NetEye 4.10 we updated: icingaweb2-module-slm, icingaweb2-module-slm-autosetup to version 2.16.3-1

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27. 03. 2020 Alessandro Romboli APM, NetEye

Monitoring a JBoss Application Server

Scenario JBoss Application Server (JBoss AS) is an open-source, cross-platform Java application server developed by JBoss, a division of Red Hat, Inc. JBoss AS is an open-source implementation of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) that is used for implementing Java applications and other Web-based applications. Being a Java web-based application, it’s important to keep it…

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27. 03. 2020 Robert Leuze Log Management, Log-SIEM, NetEye

Data Security in the Würth Group

With SIEM we ensure maximum security in the management of sensitive data Even the safest bulwarks require permeable zones. The same applies to the security systems we use to protect our data from unauthorized access. But every system, no matter how meticulously monitored, contains security gaps. When these become known, it is the task of…

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27. 03. 2020 Andrea Avancini Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

NetEye Automatic Provisioning in vSphere — Part 3

In the previous blog post in our #devops series, we discussed how to automatically provision a NetEye cluster with virtually zero hassle. Thanks to Ansible, in fact, we dramatically reduced the amount of manual effort needed to generate a fully working cluster. This, in turn, opened up an opportunity to boost our cluster testing infrastructure…

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26. 03. 2020 Alessandro Valentini NetEye

NetEye Voting-only Node

A common issue in cluster environment is the split brain condition. A split brain occurs when some nodes of the cluster are not able to communicate properly, but instead continue to work like two separate, distinct clusters leading to data or service inconsistency. To prevent this situation a common solution is to introduce the concept…

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26. 03. 2020 Nicolae Caragia NetEye

Report Problems By Email – NetEye 4

Use case : I want to send a PDF with services problems by email. Let’s suppose a client wants to receive an email containing a file with a list of all service problems. Unfortunately, the SLM module doesn’t have the ability to specify the filter service_state on the object field, so I modified the export_csv_export.php…

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26. 03. 2020 Valentina Da Rold Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.10

For the SLM module, we fixed a bug that didn’t correctly clean up Monitored Object related “Event Adjustments” once a host or service has been deleted. For the module GLPI Plugin OCSInventoryNG, we fix an auto-setup script that blocked the neteye_secure_install execution during a clean installation of the neteye-asset group in a cluster environment. For…

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25. 03. 2020 NetEye Blog Admin Events

Dear customers and partners,

As you may have heard, as of Saturday evening, 21.03.20, the Italian government has added further restrictions regarding ongoing business operations. We would like to inform you that even so, we are continuing our customer activities at 100%. This means that we are fully operational at all locations and in all departments, while always of…

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