Blog entries by technology: icinga

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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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 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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16. 09. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin Events, NetEye

The Icinga Camp in Milan – See the agenda

The Icinga Camp is powering up for the first time in Italy. Most of the renowned names in IT monitoring projects, as well numerous Open Source experts will strive for software innovation at this unique event. So give your experience a boost! Last places are available, so register now to see these inspiring approaches and…

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27. 06. 2019 Stefano Bruno NetEye, Unified Monitoring

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…

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08. 04. 2019 Gianluca Piccolo Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye

Updated nagvis and icingaweb2-module-logmanager for NetEye 4.5

Updated nagvis to version 1.9.8_neteye1.4.2-1: Bugfix: On new cluster installations, NagVis autosetup is not executed. Upated icingaweb2-module-logmanager to version 0.13.3-1: Bugfix: Deploy to all hosts gives error 503

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