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23. 10. 2019 Karlis Upitis NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.8

We fixed a bug where Analytics dashlets were displayed with incorrect heights when mixed with other Icinga2 dashlets. For NetEye 4.8 we updated: icingaweb2 to version: 2.7.1_neteye1.50.2-1

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17. 10. 2019 TobiasGoller Log Management, NetEye, NetEye ITOA

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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16. 10. 2019 Michele Santuari NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.8

We fixed a bug where the Elasticsearch exists query does not properly work because a Search Guard role applies restricted access to one or more fields. For NetEye 4.8 we updated: searchguard-plugin-common searchguard-plugin-common-autosetup elasticsearch-plugin-searchguard elasticsearch-plugin-searchguard-autosetup elasticsearch-plugin-searchguard kibana-plugin-searchguard kibana-plugin-searchguard-autosetup kibana-plugin-searchguard updated to version: 8.0.2-1

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15. 10. 2019 Michele Santuari NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.8

We fixed the Logstash configurations to allow a template to be applied to Elasticsearch during Logstash’s startup. Moreover, we created a Logstash template to configure the Logstash replica that applies to both single instances and clusters. The new indices matching the pattern logstash-* will automatically configure the replica with the range 0-1 using the index.auto_expand_replicas setting. For NetEye 4.8 we updated: elasticsearch, elasticsearch-autosetup,…

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10. 10. 2019 Gianluca Piccolo Business Process, NetEye, SLM

How To: Creating an SLM Report for Business Processes

In this post we’re going to learn how to create an SLM report for a Business Process. Let’s get started. The concept here is to create a host that contains the checks for the Business Process we want to generate the report for, and then create the report for that host. Prerequisites: NetEye 4.7 or…

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07. 10. 2019 Valentina Da Rold Development, NetEye

NetEye Performance Analysis

During NetEye development, the R&D team relies on a Continuous Integration system (based on automated tools), that helps us identify errors, gaps and missing requirements, or in other words, that checks whether the actual results match the expected results. Developing high quality software means not only staying on the safe side by finding and correcting…

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02. 10. 2019 Damiano Chini Development, NetEye, SLM

SLM Report Rendering

The Service Level Management (SLM) module was introduced in NetEye 4.7. Thanks to this module, it is now possible to define customers, service level agreement types and contracts, which permits users to easily manage the agreements they have with their customers in terms of availability of their hosts and services. Tightly coupled with the SLM…

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02. 10. 2019 Juergen Vigna NetEye, NetEye ITOA

An Overview of Your VMware Environment

Do you have a NetEye server, and want to monitor your VMware ESXi Infrastructure? Nothing easier than that using the InfluxDB and Grafana Modules of NetEye, along with a Telegraf agent to deliver the data into Influx. Starting with version 1.6.x of Telegraf, there’s a plugin for querying for data from a vSphere server, but…

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02. 10. 2019 Damiano Chini NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.7

Fix bug where n-monthly calculation parsing was not working properly when the first calculation period within the timeframe ended at the end of the year. For NetEye 4.7 we updated: slmd to version 0.7.2-1

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02. 10. 2019 Michele Santuari Log Management, NetEye

How to Solve a Full Elasticsearch Disk

In a previous Blog, I described some basic steps to debug problems with the Elastic Stack. In this blog post, I want to highlight another behavior that might occur when your Elastic Stack cluster is in a green state, but it is not able to write new logs. This situation usually happens when there is…

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30. 09. 2019 Franco Federico Log Management, NetEye

Filebeat and Log UI in NetEye

In a previous blog I explored beats such as Icingabeat and presented an overview of the new features present in NetEye since version 4.6. I’d like to explore the following use case: collect some logs from Elasticsearch, Logstash, the operating system that hosts NetEye, and MySQL using beats (Filebeat), all in order to show the…

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30. 09. 2019 Michele Santuari Log Management, NetEye, NetEye Updates

NetEye 4.7 Log Manager: Elastic 6.8.2 Update

Elastic 7.3 is coming to NetEye 4.8. In order to prepare for this significant change, you must first update Log Manager on NetEye 4.7 to receive the Elastic 6.8.2 update that will set up the necessary migrations for updating Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. In addition to the ELK stack, SearchGuard will also be updated to…

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30. 09. 2019 Thomas Forrer NetEye, Release Notes

NetEye 4.8 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.8 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. Following version 4.7, the new and updated features in this version focus mainly on a new Event Adjustments feature for Service Level Management, a system-level Health Check, a development SDK for NetEye modules, improvements to Tornado and SLM, a major update to Elastic Stack…

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30. 09. 2019 Stefano Bruno Capacity Management, NetEye, NetEye ITOA

NetEye and Predictive Monitoring

We often hear about predictive monitoring, alongside the words machine learning and anomaly detection. Today, just as in the past, the “data” is invaluable and what we will try to do here is use simple data we can easily collect (data which individually might have no value) and apply Machine Learning techniques in order to identify anomalies, and then…

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30. 09. 2019 Giuseppe Di Garbo 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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