Blog Entries

18. 02. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

Defining the program oft this year´s SFScon

At last week´s Stakeholder meeting, we defined the concept and content of the coming SFScon conference. Practicing innovation with Rust and AI for the further enhancement of NetEye, stirring new strategies in monitoring software with Alyvix, Speed dating career opportunities addressing young IT top talents to get in front of top tech development trends, foto… Read More

07. 02. 2019 MarinovMihail Information Security Operations Center, NetEye, Uncategorized

Secure Connections for the Safed Agent

The Safed agent can be configured via https and send its collected logs to the log collector though a TLS connection. The latest released version – 1.9.1 – supports TLS 1.2 (at a minimum) and TLS 1.3. The first step is to upload the private key, the local certificate and the CA certificate to the… Read More

07. 02. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin NetEye

Return to Winter Wonderland

It was the “Hacksüdtirol” team that won our challenge at last year´s Hackthealps competition in an imposing manner. Just to remind you:  We placed Alyvix devices at 84 tourist locations, where the expected coverage by the Internet provider is well known.  The investigations we wanted to make:  Where should I go on holiday if Internet… Read More

31. 01. 2019 Thomas Forrer NetEye, Release Notes

NetEye 4.4 and NetEye 3.16 Release Notes

NetEye 4.4 Release Notes Welcome to version 4.4 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. Following version 4.3, the new and updated features in this version focus on Geo Map for showing host and service state on a geographical map, an Audit Log that records changes to the NetEye configuration, integration of Log Management with… Read More

31. 01. 2019 Arianna Cunaccia EriZone & OTRS, NetEye, ntop

Upskill Your Expertise!  Our 2019 Training Program Is Out Now!

Explore advanced monitoring techniques and approaches, gain a thorough grounding in Service Management strategies and achieve advanced skills in Performance Management. Our commitment is to provide the best expertise and training practices for you as NetEye, EriZone or ntop user. Join the program that individually fits to your personal needs and get in-depth knowledge on… Read More

30. 01. 2019 Arianna Cunaccia NetEye

Icinga Camp Milan 2019

It’s getting closer! The first Italian Icinga Camp organized by Würth Phoenix will take place on September 26th in Milan. The agenda includes a great set of talks from experienced Icinga / NetEye users. The topics vary from integrations with Elastic and Alyvix, to complex event processing (CEP) as well as numerous best practices from… Read More

29. 01. 2019 Lucio Valentini NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference

A New NetEye Appliance in a Hybrid Cluster Solution

Our Icinga-based network monitoring solution NetEye 4 can also be supplied in a small form factor appliance.  Industrial PCs are ubiquitous these days and can be found everywhere in all sorts of applications.  The one we chose is the APU2 from Swiss manufacturer PC Engines. The APU2 features an AMD quad core 64-bit CPU, 4… Read More

27. 12. 2018 Charles Callaway Development, NetEye

Research & Development – A New User Guide Process (Part 4)

Software grows.  So do software teams.  To avoid getting slow and rusty over time, teams need to constantly assess their progress, improve where they can, and make necessary changes when warranted. The NetEye R&D team is no exception. Back when NetEye was smaller, we wrote documentation when time allowed, typically after new features had already… Read More

27. 12. 2018 Michele Santuari Development, NetEye

Research & Development – Poker Planning (Part 3)

I described in a prior blog post the so-called Backlog which is used not only by the Research & Development team but also by the other teams in the System Integration unit. The Backlog Refinement meeting is focused on the prioritization and re-ordering of tasks, and this activity cannot be achieved without properly estimating effort. In this… Read More

21. 12. 2018 Franco Federico NetEye

How to Monitor Icinga 2 Itself with Icingabeat

NetEye 4 is based on Icinga 2. How can we monitor it? There are several options available; here I choose Icingabeat and test it. Icingabeat is an Elastic Beat that fetches data from the Icinga 2 API and sends it directly to either Elasticsearch or Logstash. In my case, I wanted to send the information… Read More

21. 12. 2018 Giuseppe Di Garbo NetEye

How to Back Up All of Your Grafana Dashboards

Grafana has become one of the most used modules of NetEye.  As many of you know, it’s very easy to export and import individual Grafana dashboards using the existing export functionality via JSON. [1] Unfortunately, there is no quick and easy way to export all dashboards and data sources at once and then implement a… Read More

21. 12. 2018 Gianluca Piccolo Development, NetEye

NetEye 4 PSR-7 implementation

When talking about data transmission the main thing to take care is that both sides communicate in the same language. The sender must be sure to send only stuff that the receiver can understand. The receiver must know how to interpret the request and to process an intelligible response for the sender. Let me introduce… Read More

20. 12. 2018 Patrick Zambelli Nagios, Nagios-Plugins, NetEye

Microsoft Failover Cluster Monitoring

In today’s critical IT environments, setting up a cluster represents a common approach to increasing the availability of services and applications.  The concept of clustering is a set of independent computers that work together, where if one node fails another node automatically begins to provide services through a process known as failover. To make sure… Read More

20. 12. 2018 NetEye Blog Admin NetEye

The Power of DevOps in the Cloud

How can you preserve software maintainability while continuously releasing new features and improving development process quality? Our NetEye R&D Team answered this with its contribution at a dedicated workshop at the NOI Tech Park in Bolzano, discussing how Agile tools can unleash a team’s creativity and improve software delivery cycle time. The event was organized… Read More

18. 12. 2018 NetEye Blog Admin EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

NetEye & EriZone User Group 2019 – Registration open

Registrations for the German edition of the NetEye & EriZone User Group, taking place on the 10th of April 2019 are open. The program foresees a full-day event comprising best practice presentations and interactive workshops, driving tangible innovation and first hand experiences in working with NetEye and EriZone. The event will take place at Dauphin… Read More