Blog entries by technology: icinga

02. 07. 2021 Enrico Alberti Icinga Web 2, NetEye

Monitor Services Automatically with Icinga Director Automation

In recent months many enterprise customers have asked me for a solution to create services on their monitored Icinga hosts automatically. They want a single point of insertion (like a list) for all services on the host as well as for the NetEye system to do all the work managing their creation and deletion. How…

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30. 06. 2021 Enrico Alberti Icinga Web 2, NetEye

Monitoring Windows Systems through Icinga Powershell Plugins

During migrations from NetEye 3 to NetEye 4, I often run into really outdated monitoring checks in the Windows world, where the last update was more than 10 years ago… and whose logic is therefore now completely obsolete! The time for change is now!!! In the last year Icinga released a really interesting project that…

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16. 04. 2021 Dominik Gramegna Icinga News, Icinga Web 2, NetEye, Uncategorized

Improving the Process of Scheduling Downtimes by Introducing a New “Custom Actions” Module for Icinga Web 2

In my first blog I’d like to talk about a common process in the life of everyone who manages their monitoring system daily, along with an approach to improving it with a new module for Icinga Web 2 named Custom Actions, which we recently implemented for one of our clients. The process of scheduling downtimes…

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11. 01. 2021 Nicolae Caragia NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Microsoft Icinga2 Agent Deployment Automation with Tornado and NATS

As a NetEye user I might want to install a Remote Host Agent that belongs to a Zone that can’t communicate directly with the Master. So to be able to do this, we decided to use Tornado and NATS. Linking with Patrick’s article in this article I’ll explain how to configure them. What we want…

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10. 12. 2020 Patrick Zambelli NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Microsoft Icinga2 Agent Deployment Automation with Tornado

When implementing monitoring with Icinga2 you will soon reach the point where you will have to install Agents in order to monitor your infrastructure in-depth. Here the Icinga2 Agent provides concepts to access information about and the properties of an operating system over a secure remote connection. In an enterprise environment consisting of thousands of…

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30. 09. 2020 Stefano Bruno NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring with Your Own Icinga DSL Script

In this article I’ll talk about Icinga DSL and how it can be extremely useful if you want to compute thresholds. Our goal today is to be able to change certain monitoring thresholds when some parameters change. Example The example I propose is the following: I’m a system administrator, and I would like the warning…

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28. 09. 2020 Mattia Codato Contribution, Development, Icinga News, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye – Icinga2 Execute Command API

In the last few weeks, we collaborated with the Icinga2 developers to create a new powerful API, called “Execute Command“. The main purpose of this new API is to execute specific commands on a node by sending the request to the parent node. This is useful when the user cannot reach the desired node (an…

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19. 08. 2020 Giuseppe Di Garbo Icinga Web 2, NetEye

NetEye 4 Template Library (NTL) and Icinga Template Library

NetEye4 provides the Icinga Template Library and includes several plugins ready for use. The Icinga Template Library (ITL) implements standard templates and object definitions which allows for the very quick and effective use of plugins. These definitions are read-only and available through the Icinga Director > Commands > External Commands menu. Most of the plugins…

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29. 06. 2020 Valentina Da Rold NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Icingaweb2 Module Tornado: Building a NetEye Module with Vue

The Tornado module is improving release after release. With NetEye 4.12 we reached one of our main goals: Tornado is now configurable within the graphical interface, and you can now create new nodes and rules, or edit and delete your existing ones. The icingaweb2-module-tornado module (i.e., the graphical interface of the well-known Tornado module) is…

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29. 05. 2020 Enrico Alberti Log-SIEM, NetEye

Icinga DSL: How to Enrich SIEM Logs with Icinga Custom Vars

Over the past few months, I’ve received multiple client requests to export custom fields (custom variables or data lists) present in Icinga Director in order to enrich logs on Logstash or to make specific changes to the indexing process. The solution that I am going to explain in this article uses the Icinga DSL check…

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05. 05. 2020 Patrick Zambelli NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Import Data Correlation and Automation with Icinga2 Director

A common scenario during the setup of a monitoring environment represents the import of Host and Service definitions from external databases or existing monitoring systems. This task can become quite complex when there are multiple external sources, and the data needs to be correlated. This was the challenge we faced during a recent project where…

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23. 01. 2020 Benjamin Gröber NetEye

How to Use Tornado for event based monitoring with Icinga 2 (Part 1/2)

Tornado is the spiritual successor of the NetEye EventHandler. Tornado is an open-source, rule based Event Processing engine designed to handle up to millions of events per second. We can leverage this capability to ingest all possibly interesting events of our entire infrastructure, and react to the effectively interesting ones. In this blog post we…

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23. 01. 2020 Benjamin Gröber NetEye

How to Use Tornado for event based monitoring with Icinga 2 (Part 2/2)

Tornado is the spiritual successor of the NetEye EventHandler. Tornado is an open-source, rule based Event Processing engine designed to handle up to millions of events per second. We can leverage this capability to ingest all possibly interesting events of our entire infrastructure, and react to the effectively interesting ones. In this blog post we…

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17. 12. 2019 Juergen Vigna NetEye, Predictive Analysis, Unified Monitoring

Monitor Cluster Disk Space with Icinga2

The Problem If you’re trying to monitor a Microsoft Cluster, you’ll surely want to monitor the disk space of a single cluster service. In this case there’s a problem with Icinga2 Agent:  you can’t use it with more than one IP address.  So you can’t simultaneously monitor the resources of the “physical” host and a…

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12. 12. 2019 Valentina Da Rold NetEye, Unified Monitoring

How to Deliver a Service with a Custom Command During IcingaWeb2 Director Deployment: The Case of Shutdown Manager

The NetEye 4.9 release introduced a brand new module called Shutdown Manager. My aim in this blog is not to explain how the Shutdown Manager works, but instead to introduce the logic behind it in order to better explain when you should use it, and how you can deliver a configuration file during Icingaweb2 Director…

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