Blog Entries

08. 07. 2019 TobiasGoller Uncategorized

Exporting Grafana Graphics as a PDF

Ever since they began using Grafana Dashboards in the NetEye monitoring system, my customers have asked again and again whether they can create PDF files of what they see on their Grafana Dashboards. This request must be understood clearly. The use of Grafana dashboards by IT staff is very popular, for reasons such as its… Read More

27. 06. 2019 Giuseppe Di Garbo Uncategorized

Network Performance Monitoring Automation with NetEye 4

Automating the monitoring process in Enterprise environments is a challenge that led Icinga to create features such as their REST API and the Icinga Director module. In both new NetEye4 projects and those being migrated from NetEye3 to NetEye4, this challenge is one of the aspects that I highlight the most and is certainly one… Read More

03. 05. 2019 Gianluca Piccolo Uncategorized

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.5

This bugfix is related to the DRBD service that didn’t start on boot after the upgrade from NetEye 4.4. For Neteye 4.5 we updated: neteye-setup to version 1.7.5-1

26. 03. 2019 Gianluca Piccolo Uncategorized

Updated icingaweb2 for NetEye 4.4

Updated icingaweb2 to version 2.6.2_neteye1.25.3-1: Browser Title contains “Incinga Web” instead of “NetEye”

21. 02. 2019 NetEye Blog Admin Uncategorized

NetEye User Group – See the full program

Be part of a full-day event comprising presentations and workshops that will drive tangible innovation for the years ahead. We’ll have a blast learning from peers and experts, sharing knowledge, and making lasting connections on the future of NetEye. The agenda is out now, if not already registered, take the opportunity to assure your presence now…. Read More

19. 02. 2019 Gianluca Piccolo Uncategorized

Updated modules neteye-api, neteye-histou for NetEye 3.16

Updated neteye-api to version 2.0.2-2: Fixed VSphere automatic tests Updated neteye-histou to version 0.4.3_neteye1.0.4-1: Render image not working on monitoring perfdata dashboard

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

28. 12. 2018 NetEye Blog Admin Uncategorized

Season Greetings from All of Us!

02. 10. 2018 Charles Callaway Uncategorized

Creating Action Shortcuts in your NetEye 4 Custom User Guide

In my last user guide blog I showed you how to create your own menu item, create a space on the file system, write a sample page, and store an image for that page, all in a way that will survive future updates.  This time I want to show you how to use your custom… 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

28. 06. 2018 Benjamin Gröber Development, NetEye, Uncategorized

DRBD 9 Multi-Slave Mesh Network Quickstart Guide

DRBD 9  allows configurations to have multi node replication without stacking. In this post I will briefly describe how to define a multi-node DRBD resource, and highlight the differences for pacemaker cluster integration.

13. 02. 2018 Thomas Forrer Development, Linux, NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference, Uncategorized


As we do every year, we participated again this year at FOSDEM, the largest conference on free and open source software in Europe.  Apart from having really nice conversations and grabbing many stickers 🙂 , we attended many very inspiring talks this year, too.

10. 01. 2018 Benjamin Gröber Development, NetEye, Uncategorized

Using the NetEye3 Perl API – An Intoduction

In an earlier post we saw how to extend the NetEye Perl API (  By popular request, today we will stay at a higher level and walk through some simple use cases: * Searching for Objects * Adding new Objects * Removing Objects

10. 01. 2018 Benjamin Gröber Development, NetEye, Uncategorized

How to Build Dashboards for NetEye Monitoring Events Using Grafana as a MySQL Datasource

In the latest releases of our dashboarding solution, Grafana, support for new relational datasources is included. These new datasources give us the ability to build native dashboards with relational datasets.  In this blog I’d like to walk you through building up a high level dashboard for monitoring events. The data we want to query is… Read More

21. 06. 2017 Thomas Forrer NetEye, NetEye Updates, Uncategorized

Multiple Bugfix Releases for multiple versions of NetEye (3.8, 3.9, 3.10)

ChangeLog neteye-api: * Tue Jun 20 2017 Benjamin Groeber – 1.8.4-1 – Fixed possible segmentation fault during SOAP request in multi backend environments ChangeLog neteye-syslogview: * Fri Jun 16 2017 Davide Bizzarri – 3.4.13-1 – Fixed update of Logstash config when new groups created (NSV-74) * Wed May 31 2017 Sandro Santinato – 3.4.12-1 –… Read More