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04. 12. 2019 Patrick Zambelli NetEye ITOA

Downsampling Performance Data in InfluxDB

During the course of a NetEye installation, a wide range of performance data is collected. From latency metrics of ping checks, to the saturation data of disks and memory units, to the collection of utilization metrics of various kinds. For all of this data we’ve adopted the open source time series database InfluxDB. The time-aligned…

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04. 12. 2019 Alessandro Romboli Microsoft Management

Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Web Client

The Remote Desktop Services Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Services are widely used by companies to let users use applications inside a server farm. Typically the reasons to use Remote Desktop are: Standardized environment and configuration Easy maintenance during application version upgrades Lower resource usage on the clients Better bandwidth usage in case of a slow connection…

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30. 11. 2019 Thomas Forrer NetEye, Release Notes

NetEye 4.9 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.9 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. The new and updated features in this version focus mainly on the new Shutdown Manager and enhancement of existing integrations. Product: NetEyeRelease Number: 4.9Release Date: November 30, 2019Release Type: MinorPrevious Release: 4.8 Upgrade Requirements: A NetEye 4.8 installation These release notes for NetEye 4.9…

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18. 11. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin NetEye, NetEye Updates

Our contribution @ SFScon

Michele e Francesco were among the speakers at this year´s SFScon on topics ranging from Tornado and all news on visual monitoring by developing empathy toward the users in Alyvix. It was a good opportunity to connect with the tech community and Open Source contributors on the variety of technical, public policy, and community sessions….

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14. 11. 2019 Arianna Cunaccia NetEye

What a wonderful event!

Thank you to all the attendees and sponsors that joined this year´s NetEye User Group in such a memorable location. To relive this year’s event, be sure to review the speakers’ slides and see the photos from the event to savor this strong community and customer family again, both in content and in spirit. Special thanks also to Icinga and Elastic for their deeply appreciated sponsorship.

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08. 11. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference

At the OSMC in Nuremberg

A full house and a great atmosphere with the lovely community at the OSMC in Nuremberg, where we held a keynote on Tornado for active and passive monitoring of complex heterogeneous IT environments (). We´re going beyond “just tools”, towards friends and culture in Open Source Monitoring! Click here for the video.

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04. 11. 2019 Charles Callaway NetEye, NetEye Updates

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.8

We updated the icingaweb2 module. The release of v2.7.1 introduced a change which revealed an inefficient part of database queries. This bugfix includes improvements and it has now faster response times by less work for the database server. For NetEye 4.8 we updated: icingaweb2 to version 2.7.3_neteye1.49.2-2

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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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