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15. 07. 2020 TobiasGoller Unified Monitoring

GLPI and Ticketing

At the beginning of the year, the OCS and GLPI asset management solutions were integrated into NetEye 4. And so we have been increasingly implementing projects in this environment. In fact recently I was once again able to activate and configure a ticketing system in GLPI for a customer. It’s always amazing how easy it…

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19. 05. 2020 TobiasGoller NetEye, Unified Monitoring

An Experience with Shutdown Manager in NetEye 4

In one of my last consulting activities, I finally had the opportunity to set up a shutdown policy with the new Shutdown Manager in NetEye 4. As you probably know, the use of a shutdown management solution is particularly useful in a disaster recovery environment. And that’s exactly why I used the Shutdown Manager. Let…

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10. 04. 2020 TobiasGoller Service Management

News from SOS JobScheduler

As you may already know from our other blog posts, Würth Phoenix is an official partner of the German company SOS Berlin, the creator of the SOS JobScheduler. In our role as partner, we not only resell the JobScheduler solution, but also offer consulting activities for SOS JobScheduler implementations, sizing and so on. Today I…

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21. 02. 2020 TobiasGoller Log Management, NetEye

Tornado Use Case with Elastic

Before I tell you about one of my latest customer requirements, I would like to briefly explain what our NetEye Tornado module is. In our user guide you will see it written that Tornado is the successor to NetEye’s Event Handler. It is a plugin-based, stateless, scalable rule matching engine written in Rust, based on…

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17. 10. 2019 TobiasGoller ITOA, Log-SIEM, Machine Learning, NetEye

Experiences with Netflow and Machine Learning in Elastic

Some time ago I was able to use the machine learning functionality in Elastic for the first time. I was astonished at how easy it is to use, and how fast it calculates historical data. In my particular case, I loaded Netflow data into the Elastic database. I wanted to use this data to evaluate…

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08. 07. 2019 TobiasGoller ITOA, NetEye

Exporting Grafana Graphics as a PDF

Ever since they began using Grafana Dashboards in the NetEye monitoring system, my customers have asked again and again whether they can create PDF files of what they see on their Grafana Dashboards. This request must be understood clearly. The use of Grafana dashboards by IT staff is very popular, for reasons such as its…

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22. 05. 2019 TobiasGoller APM, Cloud, Log Management, NetEye

Cloud Monitoring

The new challenge for monitoring solutions is to monitor infrastructure, software, and platforms that run in the cloud, or that are outsourced. The various contract models with cloud providers/outsourcers no longer focus on infrastructure monitoring, such as monitoring the fans or power supply in a physical server, but rather the availability and performance of applications,…

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17. 04. 2019 TobiasGoller NetEye, Predictive Analysis, Unified Monitoring

MSSQL Performance Monitoring: The Sequel

Due to the very positive customer feedback on our extended MSSQL performance monitoring article, I would like to briefly highlight this functionality. We have been implementing systems for MSSQL performance monitoring for a long time, offered either as a managed IT service, or on-premise depending on the requirements. Previously, we recorded and evaluated counters such…

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27. 02. 2019 TobiasGoller Cloud, NetEye

NetEye 4 and Managed IT Services

As you all know, NetEye 4 is offered as an appliance or virtual machine. But today I want to talk about cloud and managed IT services using NetEye 4. As a foreword I would just like to briefly explain what managed IT services are: A managed IT service is a solution that is delivered by…

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15. 10. 2018 TobiasGoller Log Management, NetEye

NetEye 4 Log Management with Search Guard

With the release of NetEye 4, we have also redesigned the Log Management module. In this blog post I would like to briefly discuss the main innovations and improvements in NetEye 4 Log Management. First, the management and configuration interface of NetEye 4 Log Manager appears in the unified NetEye 4 layout. Basically, it has…

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04. 06. 2018 TobiasGoller Icinga News, NetEye

NetEye 4 – First Installation Experiences

Over the last few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to install my first NetEye 4 at a customer site, and now I’d like to report to you about my experience. NetEye 4 comes with the Icinga2 monitoring engine, and we are using Icinga Director for managing the monitoring configuration. Obviously we have started to integrate…

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17. 04. 2018 TobiasGoller Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

Automatic NetEye Business Process Creation with the New BP API

In recent weeks I had the opportunity to test the release candidate of the new NetEye BP API. This new API allows you to create and update NetEye Business Processes over the Perl API. Especially when used in large NetEye environments, it was often difficult to create a large number of business processes by hand…

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28. 02. 2018 TobiasGoller Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

SOS JobScheduler NEWS

JobScheduler is an Open Source solution for enterprise-level workload automation. It is used to launch executable files and shell scripts, and to run database procedures automatically. JobScheduler stores all information in a back-end database management system. As you may know, Würth Phoenix is an official partner of the German company SOS Berlin, the creator of…

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20. 02. 2018 TobiasGoller Unified Monitoring

F5 Monitoring with NetEye

After deploying and configuring F5 network gear in your company, your next step will be to monitor these new devices. Depending on your monitoring solution, integrating your F5 network equipment can range from simple to complex. Maybe you need to search around for the various MIB files to get the optimal monitoring parameters, or perhaps…

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18. 10. 2017 TobiasGoller Uncategorized

Oracle Exadata Monitoring with NetEye

More and more often I’ve needed to integrate an Oracle Exadata system with NetEye Monitoring.  The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a combined compute and storage system marketed for running Oracle Database software. The best way to integrate the Oracle Exadata system is to use SNMP Trap alerting.  Then, it depends on your particular Oracle…

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