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09. 08. 2019 Andrea Avancini Log Management, NetEye

Automatic Load Test of Rsyslog, Logstash, and Elasticsearch

At Würth Phoenix we take testing very seriously. NetEye 4 is a sophisticated product that operates in complex and business-critical environments, so it requires lots of tests before being released. One challenging part of the testing phase is load testing, where the functionalities of a system are subject to predetermined levels of load. NetEye customers… Read More

08. 08. 2019 Andrea Detassis NetEye, NetEye Updates, Uncategorized

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.7

Fix Elasticsearch bind configuration using private Node IP, fix typo in Elasticsearch configuration link name. For NetEye 4.7 we updated: elasticsearch-neteye-config to version: 1.7.3-1 neteye-setup to version: 1.19.3-1

07. 08. 2019 Valentina Da Rold NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.7

Update userguide where the logmanager no-agent deployment procedure is described. Fix packages order in the packages.ini file in order to correctly restart all the needed services also in cluster environment. For NetEye 4.7 we updated: icingaweb2-module-logmanager to version 0.26.2-1 neteye-setup to version 1.19.2-1

05. 08. 2019 Alessandro Romboli Asset Management, NetEye

Monitoring a Cisco Wireless Controller

Scenario Cisco WLC is widely used by many Enterprise Companies to manage their wireless networks due to its efficiency and advanced features. Its management web console has a wealth of configuration parameters, but it doesn’t offer a clear overview on what’s happening across the wireless network. Fortunately, a lot of real time information is available… Read More

01. 08. 2019 Thomas Forrer NetEye, Release Notes

NetEye 4.7 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.7 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. Following version 4.6, the new and updated features in this version focus mainly on a new Service Level Management module, Retention in Log Management, and the Tornado event processing engine. Product: NetEyeRelease Number: 4.7Release Date: July 31, 2019Release Type: MinorPrevious Release: 4.6 Upgrade Requirements:… Read More

30. 07. 2019 Angelo Rosace Development, NetEye

How To: Using the Elastic Watcher Feature to React to Failed Logon Attempts (Part 1)

The introduction of the new Elastic Features (formerly, X-Pack packages) for the Elastic Stack added many new functionalities to the previous implementation in Net-Eye. One of them is the Watcher feature. Let’s discuss a use case based on this feature. Imagine you as a user want to somehow trigger a webhook alert every time something… Read More

24. 07. 2019 Franco Federico Log Management, NetEye

Welcoming Elastic Stack X-Pack to NetEye 4

On June 13, we announced a new OEM Partnership with Elastic, and Elastic updated its relationship with OEM, MSP and CSP partners, with the result that in NetEye 4 we now have some new features. Starting with NetEye 4.6, you can now activate the X-Pack feature. After I activate X-Pack and open NetEye, I see:… Read More

24. 07. 2019 Luca Buonocunto EriZone & OTRS, NetEye, Security

5 Bullet Points for Information Security Incident Management

Modern society has continued its increasing use of digital solutions, and today large amounts of sensitive data are stored digitally.  As the value and sensitivity of this information increases, the number of potential threats will increase accordingly. Verizon Enterprise’s RISK team recently published a report in cooperation with the United States Secret Service (USSS), the… Read More

18. 07. 2019 Andrea Detassis NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.6

Fix smsd systemd service file typo, move service definition from NetEye setup module to specific SMSD package. For NetEye 4.6 we updated: neteye-setup to version 1.14.4-1 smstools-neteye-config to version 1.2.1-1

08. 07. 2019 Charles Callaway NetEye

“How To” Improve the User Guide

Every software suite needs documentation. But the more features we add to NetEye to meet customer needs, the larger the user guide becomes.  Over time, it’s important to make sure that the guide continues to meet the needs of NetEye users despite this. In particular, modern methodologies like Agile that we use in NetEye often… Read More

08. 07. 2019 Andrea Avancini Automated Processes, NetEye

ISO Generation with Ansible – Part 2

As mentioned in the previous post of this series, at Würth Phoenix we build our NetEye ISOs from scratch every night to be sure that every morning everything will be fresh.To perform this activity with no manual intervention in a robust, repeatable, and reliable way, the R&D team uses Jenkins, a well known open source… Read More

04. 07. 2019 Andrea Detassis Automated Processes, NetEye

ISO Generation with Ansible – Part 1

Here at Würth Phoenix, we ship software in many different ways, but one of the main methods to support on-premise installations is with an ISO file. With the ISO we allow our customers to install NetEye, the underlying OS, and all dependencies in a flexible yet simple way. Since this is so important, how can… Read More

02. 07. 2019 Damiano Chini NetEye, Security

Proxy Authentication with Grafana 6.2

Until now, authentication of NetEye users on Grafana was achieved by means of session cookies, which were provided by the Grafana server when authenticating in Icinga Web 2. However, with the upgrade of Grafana from version 5.2 to version 6.2, we can no longer employ this authentication procedure because Grafana has discontinued the use of… Read More

02. 07. 2019 Benjamin Gröber Clustering, NetEye

How To Recover from a DRBD9 Metadata Split Brain Situation

As soon as you manage more than a few DRBD resources distributed over a wide set of hardware, split brain situations cannot always be avoided. Standard split brains are caused by multiple nodes having different opinions about the latest state of the data on their local disk. Disclaimer: If applied incorrectly, commands in this blog… Read More

01. 07. 2019 MarinovMihail NetEye

Updated Safed Agent v1.10.1 for UX

The Safed agent for AIX version 7.1 now supports TLS 1.3 based on WolfSSL 3.15.7. The Safed agent 1.10.1 for UX is available on our github repository. Follow the steps described in the README file to compile and install both wolfssl 3.15.7 and safed 1.10.1 After that is will be possible to configure the secure… Read More