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31. 12. 2021 Marco Ettocarpi Unified Monitoring

Network Maps with NeDi and draw.io

In this article I’ll show you how to use information from NeDi to build network maps using draw.io. Getting Data from NeDi NeDi is an open source software tool which discovers, maps and inventories your network devices and tracks connected end nodes. In the NeDI database there are three tables that provide the data needed…

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31. 12. 2021 Damiano Chini Development, Log Management, Log-SIEM, NetEye

Real Time Log Signing on Fleet-managed Elastic Agents – A Preliminary Investigation

The R&D Team is currently working on the integration of the new Elastic Fleet management tool in NetEye 4. Once Elastic Fleet is fully integrated in NetEye 4, all of the Log Management features currently supported will also need to work with the Elastic Fleet. In particular, the integration of Elastic Fleet with the Log…

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31. 12. 2021 Damiano Chini Development, NetEye

Tornado Monitoring and Statistics

When I’m running a service which processes a lot of data, sooner or later I start to wonder: what is the service doing? What data is it processing? This also applies to our event processor Tornado. For the Tornado Engine, the administrator may wonder for example how many events Tornado is receiving, how many actions…

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29. 12. 2021 Gabriele Cecco Service Management

Clockwork Automated Timesheet Free

As I promised you some time ago I want to tell you about a free App in the Atlassian Marketplace which for me is a must-have. The app is called Clockwork Automated Timesheet Free and it can be found on the Atlassian Marketplace. The numbers speak for themselves: More than 4,700 downloads at the end…

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29. 12. 2021 Mirko Bez APM, Real User Experience

Auto-Instrumented Real User Monitoring in NetEye

In this post, I’ll describe a little Proof of Concept (PoC) that I developed to better understand Elasticsearch’s APM-Tracing and Real User Monitoring (RUM). We’ll see how we can use this technology to keep track of interactions between frontend and backend service(s), collect error logs centrally, and see where the bottlenecks are. I’ll put the…

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29. 12. 2021 Marco Ettocarpi APM

ServiceNow Monitoring Pages

ServiceNow ServiceNow is a digitalization and workflow management platform that provides ITSM (Information Technology Service Management) solutions and, more recently, ITOM (IT Operations Management), ITBM (IT Business Management) and other types of solutions related to the IT world. In large companies this type of software obviously has a strategic value. They have a complex architecture,…

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29. 12. 2021 Giuseppe Di Garbo ITOA, NetEye

Business Processes and Dashboards

The Business Process module is one of the most useful modules in NetEye, but it’s often underestimated. A Business Process offers a way to model relations between monitored objects by NetEye (host and services), allowing you to model applications or infrastructures. They also allow you to drill down into the details, from high-level services to…

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29. 12. 2021 Alessandro Valentini Development, NetEye

NetEye Satellites: a Process-Growth Opportunity

During 2021 we decided to officially support Satellites as part of NetEye. Satellites were already widely used by our customers, in particular as part of the Icinga 2 monitoring infrastructure, but a complex manual configuration was required to install them. The development team faced a difficult challenge in fully supporting Satellites: providing an easy-to-use solution…

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29. 12. 2021 Charles Callaway Development

Making Your Own Tutorials, Part 6: Beyond the Green Screen

Welcome to the next installment in my series on creating video tutorials on technical topics that you can upload to YouTube, and in particular in this article, on continuously improving the quality as you create more and more tutorials over time. There’s a method in the art/design community called iteration, where creative groups improve on…

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24. 12. 2021 Enrico Alberti Log Management, NetEye

Log Management through NetEye Satellites

In the enormous world of Log Collection, quite often customers need to collect logs from various systems in remote locations, like from an office in another country. For Icinga we know that the latest NetEye 4.20 release fully supports distributed monitoring, but what about the Log Manager and SIEM modules? Is it possible to use…

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23. 12. 2021 William Calliari Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.21

We fixed a bug in NetEye 4.21 that allowed unauthorized ssh users to access an icinga2 api password with read privileges. For NetEye 4.21 we updated the following packages: elastic-blockchain-proxy and elastic-blockchain-proxy-autosetup to version 1.18.1-1

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22. 12. 2021 Juergen Vigna Cloud, NetEye

Monitoring HPE Nimble Storage

HPE Nimble Storage is a data storage solution, created by Nimble Storage, which was bought by HPE in 2017. Recently I had to monitor such a storage service and for this I used the following plugin: check_nimble_health_api.py Nimble offers a REST Web API to query its status and that’s what this plugin uses. Unfortunately it’s…

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22. 12. 2021 Mirko Morandini Asset Management, Unified Monitoring

IPTool: The Fastest Way to Answer Any Question about IPs and Hostnames in Your Network!

Or: a Tool for Collecting, Browsing and Analyzing IP and Hostname Data Available Across Your Organization Take any discretely large, organically grown company network, and you’ll find an interplay of heterogeneous servers, network devices, computers, printers, virtual machines, embedded devices and more. Do you have documentation on all the assets in the network, both the…

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20. 12. 2021 Rocco Pezzani NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Introducing NetEye Extension Packs

One of the strongest points of NetEye is the extremely high level of customization that you can reach. It allows any customer to set up their environment for an almost perfect fit to their own needs or desires. This is typically achieved with the work of our Consultant Team in understanding each customer’s needs, and…

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20. 12. 2021 Charles Callaway Development, PHP

Intermediate Features in the Grav CMS

In my last post I described an easy, developer-oriented setup for a website based on the Grav file-based content management system, along with the EasyDev PHP development suite that contributes PHP, Apache and MySQL (although the latter isn’t necessary for Grav to operate). Used together, you can build quite sophisticated user-facing sites. Today I’m going…

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