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21. 02. 2020 TobiasGoller Log Management, NetEye

Tornado Use Case with Elastic

Before I tell you about one of my latest customer requirements, I would like to briefly explain what our NetEye Tornado module is. In our user guide you will see it written that Tornado is the successor to NetEye’s Event Handler. It is a plugin-based, stateless, scalable rule matching engine written in Rust, based on…

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19. 02. 2020 Thomas Forrer Events, NetEye, Service Management, Unified Monitoring

FOSDEM 2020

Yes, we did it again! As every year FOSDEM is really inspiring for us, bringing important ideas and new solutions.

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14. 02. 2020 Andreas Foerster NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring SAP Systems Using NetEye 4

The Challenge: The automatic setup of around 80-90 SAP-Servers running several releases and flavors of SAP software in NetEye 4 by: Automatically importing SAP hosts, databases and instance definitions Automatically applying a set of basic services to each level of monitoring (OS, database, and SAP Basis) depending on the host, database and instance definitions imported…

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07. 02. 2020 NetEye Blog Admin ITOA, Log-SIEM, NetEye

Next Stop: The NetEye User Group 2020

This year’s NetEye User Group in its German edition will take place on May 7th at the Deutsche Bahn Museum in Nuremburg, Germany. Our clients are already reserving their places, and together we will shape the future of NetEye. The main topics will be our current SIEM approach to enhanced data security in the face of…

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06. 02. 2020 Valentina Da Rold NetEye, Unified Monitoring

How to Configure Slack Notification on NetEye

Notifications for service and host problems are an integral part of your monitoring setup, representing the responsive components of your monitoring system. You can configure actions based on changes in the status of monitored objects. While monitoring systems are incredibly useful for active interpretation and investigation, one of the primary benefits of a complete monitoring…

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04. 02. 2020 Oreste Attanasio NetEye, Service Management

Microsoft will Deny Plain LDAP Connections to AD Beginning March 2020

Starting in March 2020, Microsoft will release an update which includes hardening measures for LDAP binding. Read the full advisory here: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/ADV190023 . This affects all of us who still use plain LDAP to perform queries in Active Directory. Starting in March we will be forced to use secure LDAP binding, because AD will deny…

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03. 02. 2020 Thomas Forrer Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye

NetEye 4.10 Release Notes

Release Date: January 31, 2020 Welcome to version 4.10 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. The new and updated features in this version focus mainly on the new Asset Management module, the support of Beat agents in the SIEM feature module, the Shutdown Manager module GUI, and the improvements to the Service Level Management module….

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14. 01. 2020 Luca Franzoi NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Using Nmap as an Import Source for NetEye 4

Depending on your network configuration it might be useful to import reachable devices in NetEye 4. This operation can be accomplished using the Nmap tool (already installed on your machine) and an Icingaweb module. Follow these steps to install the module: Download the archive from here Put the contents of the archive in the NetEye…

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09. 01. 2020 Damiano Chini Log-SIEM, NetEye

Support for Elasticsearch-only Nodes

Until NetEye 4.8, customers who needed to expand the capacity of their Elasticsearch cluster running alongside their Red Hat cluster could add new standard nodes to NetEye clusters. This meant, however, that the new nodes would dedicate their resources not just to improving the capacity of the Elasticsearch cluster, but also to maintaining all services…

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02. 01. 2020 Michele Santuari Log-SIEM, NetEye

Elastic Stack Cluster with NetEye >= 4.8

In a previous blog post, I described how Elastic Stack fits within the High-Available cluster architecture of NetEye 4 and, in particular, how the correct configuration of the Quorum is mandatory to prevent losing your data or even developing inconsistencies. With the upgrade to NetEye 4.8, we updated Elastic Stack to the new major version…

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30. 12. 2019 Stefano Bruno ITOA, NetEye

Burstable Billing Bandwidth Using NetEye

Within Internet provider companies, very often we are asked to calculate the amount of Internet bandwidth in order to bill any excess use of bandwidth to each customer. We decided to make this calculation completely customizable using NetEye together with the built-in tools Icinga2, InfluxDB and Grafana. Phase 1 Using an SNMP check, we measure…

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30. 12. 2019 Franco Federico Log-SIEM, NetEye

Graph in NetEye with Elastic Stack

In the past I’ve written in this blog post about Elastic Stack and its features. Here I’d like to show you more in depth the functionality of Graph analytics. The Graph analytics features enable you to discover how items in an Elasticsearch index are related. It’s possible to explore the connections between indexed terms and…

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20. 12. 2019 Patrick Zambelli Icinga News, NetEye

One Year of Community for NetEye 4 Projects

Almost 2 years ago, we first announced the start of our new NetEye 4 product. With NetEye 4 we started to build our monitoring solution on top of the popular Icinga2 and Icingaweb2 framework. Having been in the position of implementing some of the first projects based on NetEye 4, I recognized the need for…

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19. 12. 2019 Giuseppe Di Garbo Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye

Never Forget Your NetEye Updates!

Regularly updating operating systems is now an essential task. And the operating system at the base of NetEye (CentOS 7) must be regularly updated. But I still find many customers who for lack of time forget these updates and ask me if it’s possible to get an automatic report of them. And here I found…

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17. 12. 2019 Juergen Vigna NetEye, Predictive Analysis, Unified Monitoring

Monitor Cluster Disk Space with Icinga2

The Problem If you’re trying to monitor a Microsoft Cluster, you’ll surely want to monitor the disk space of a single cluster service. In this case there’s a problem with Icinga2 Agent:  you can’t use it with more than one IP address.  So you can’t simultaneously monitor the resources of the “physical” host and a…

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