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15. 10. 2018 TobiasGoller Log Auditing, NetEye, Syslog

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… Read More

15. 10. 2018 NetEye Blog Admin EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

A review of our it-sa presence

From the 9th to the 11th of October, we presented NetEye and EriZone at Europe’s largest IT security fair trade, the it-sa in Nuremberg, Germany.  In recent years, this trade show has underscored its role as one of the world’s most important IT security exhibitions in Europe. 700 exhibitors from 27 countries, and 14,290 trade… Read More

05. 10. 2018 Michele Santuari Log Auditing, NetEye

How an Elasticsearch Cluster Fits in with a NetEye Cluster

This blog post describes the basic architecture of an Elasticsearch cluster.  The deployment of a cluster is needed to provide high-availability and, whenever possible, to increase performance. NetEye 4’s clustering service is based on RedHat 7’s High Availability Clustering technologies: Corosync:  Provides group communication between a set of nodes, application restart upon failure, and a quorum… Read More

28. 09. 2018 Franco Federico NetEye

How to Change the Default Language in OCS Inventory

OCS Inventory is part of our Asset Management module integrated into NetEye. Open Computer and Software Inventory Next Generation (OCS Inventory NG) is free software that enables users to inventory IT assets. OCS-NG collects information about the hardware and software of networked machines from the machines themselves running the OCS client program (“OCS Inventory Agent”)…. Read More

27. 09. 2018 Giuseppe Di Garbo NetEye

Tactical Monitoring Overview: A Fresh Look!

With this blog I want to show you how to use Grafana 5 and Telegraf to give NetEye 3’s Tactical Monitoring Overview a great new look. The current Tactical Monitoring Overview is based on the Thruk frontend, and provides a lot of information about the current monitoring status. This includes the status of hosts, services,… Read More

25. 09. 2018 NetEye Blog Admin NetEye

Hackthealps – The winning team!

“An instructive, sleepless, funny and challenging weekend…” ;

Malte and Andreas, winner of the Würth Phoenix challenge were glad to participate at the Hackthealps competition.

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25. 09. 2018 Valentina Da Rold Development, NetEye

How to Integrate an External jQuery Plugin in Icinga Web 2

As already mentioned in my other blog posts, NetEye 4 is based on Icinga Web 2, a powerful PHP framework. During the development of some of our custom NetEye modules for Icinga Web 2, we needed to include some new, custom jQuery plugins to create a neat new effect in the GUI.  For example, with… Read More

25. 09. 2018 Benjamin Gröber Development, NetEye, Uncategorized

How to Add/Rename an Icinga2 Satellite

Infrastructures get reorganized, organizations grow and naming conventions change. Icinga2 nodes can reliably trust each other by following the guidelines for certificate generation and building a dedicated certificate chain.  Certificates rely on hostnames and DNS, which aren’t usually subject to changes, but it does happen sometimes. What then? First of all, all certificates in NetEye’s… Read More

25. 09. 2018 Gianluca Piccolo Linux, Log Auditing, NetEye, Syslog

NetEye 4 Log Management: Rsyslog and the Elastic Stack

When you need to manage and collect large amounts of data, there can be a lot of hard tasks to do.  So we decided to take some of the best Open Source tools to help us do it in the best possible way.  Let me introduce you to Rsyslog and the Elastic Stack implementation for… Read More

25. 09. 2018 Alessandro Romboli NetEye

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Performance – Part 2

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) Performance In a complex distributed RDS environment, it’s difficult to measure RDS performance: the end user typically notices responsiveness in a different way compared to measuring a single Windows Performance Counter! Overall performance tends to degrade over time: and frequent maintenance is required to keep an RDS Farm efficient. Of course,… Read More

24. 09. 2018 NetEye Blog Admin NetEye

Hackthealps… Great Challenge, Well-Deserved Winners

The hackathon with the most panoramic view this week took place on the “Plan de Corones” in South Tyrol. The over-2000-meter a.s.l. event venue in the Puster Valley offered exciting development challenges, a breathtaking view within the heart of the Dolomites, and many chances to express creativity even beyond lines of code. Würth Phoenix contributed… Read More

21. 09. 2018 Susanne Greiner EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

HackTheAlps Challenge with Würth Phoenix

We are proud to participate as HackTheAlps PlatinSponsor and really curious about what you are going to do to our data! Visual Synthetic Monitoring with Alyvix – User Experience – Enjoy Your Holiday! Most people hate being away from the Internet even when they are on holiday. Many of them might choose a location where… Read More

19. 09. 2018 Arianna Cunaccia Application Performance Management, NetEye

YES [AI] CAN
Artificial Intelligence as Opportunity and Challenge

The Cloud, Big Data and IoT are changing the way businesses operate: value can only be created by making effective use of data. This demand to deepen knowledge has increased the number of big data tools, new sharing platforms and smart objects. But how do these new technologies affect traditional methods of IT management? What… Read More

18. 09. 2018 MarinovMihail NetEye

Telegraf Plugin for VMware Counters from a Windows Guest OS

Telegraf is a plugin-driven agent for collecting metrics from various sources (based on the configured input plugins), preprocessing and aggregating them (based on configured processor and aggregator plugins), and forwarding them to the desired destinations (depending on the configured output plugins). Telegraf is used throughout NetEye to collect performance data, forward them to InfluxDB where… Read More

13. 09. 2018 Patrick Zambelli Business Process, Nagios-Plugins, NetEye

IT Service Status Aggregation for Distributed Monitoring Scenarios

With this article I will talk about a recent customer project on End User Experience within a distributed environment. When we use the word “distributed”, we don’t always think about sites distributed across multiple continents. This project focused on monitoring the quality that IT users experience between the ground floor and the 2nd floor within… Read More

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