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31. 03. 2020 Giuseppe Di Garbo NetEye, Unified Monitoring

How to configure Telegram Notification on NetEye

In a previous post Valentina show us how to configure Slack Notification…and here I will show you how to configure Telegram notifications on NetEye. Create a Telegram Bot A very easy way to create a bot on Telegram is through … another bot 😉 BotFather is a Telegram bot dedicated to the creation of new…

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31. 03. 2020 Mirko Bez Log-SIEM, Unified Monitoring

Real-Time Event Monitoring With Tornado

In this blog post I will describe a possible use of Tornado to monitor events in near real-time, while keeping historical information about the received events. Use Case As a user I want to collect data from different sources, e.g. windows-events, and according to some simple rules, set the status of some Icinga2 “passive” services…

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27. 03. 2020 Andrea Avancini Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

NetEye Automatic Provisioning in vSphere — Part 3

In the previous blog post in our #devops series, we discussed how to automatically provision a NetEye cluster with virtually zero hassle. Thanks to Ansible, in fact, we dramatically reduced the amount of manual effort needed to generate a fully working cluster. This, in turn, opened up an opportunity to boost our cluster testing infrastructure…

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23. 03. 2020 Juergen Vigna NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring iSeries Hosts with NetEye

Last week I had to implement monitoring checks for a customer’s host running an IBM iSeries server. As the monitoring for that is a bit particular, I’d like to share what I did, and also share with you an Icinga2 Basket containing the monitoring structure. Where to Find the Necessary Files You may download the…

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13. 03. 2020 Luca Franzoi Log Management, Log-SIEM, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Bug discovered on NetEye module logmanagement and SIEM

A bug has been discovered on NetEye modules logmanagement and SIEM. If affected, rsyslog directories on system might be created with wrong permissions causing Logstash to be unable to load log lines of some hosts inside Elasticsearch. Users might also receive an error message trying to check signatures for some hosts inside Logmanager Log Check….

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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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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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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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10. 01. 2020 Damiano Chini Unified Monitoring

PHP Unit Test Execution Redesign in NetEye 4

The R&D team makes extensive use of PHP unit tests in order to ensure functional correctness in all the icingaweb2 modules integrated into NetEye 4. In fact, for each icingaweb2 module we developed a PHPUnit component that allows us to perform unit tests on all PHP classes and functions present in the module. These PHP…

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23. 12. 2019 Michele Santuari Unified Monitoring

Research & Development – Sprint (Part 4)

In a series of blog posts (1, 2, 3), I described how the R&D Team development process has changed to meet new requirements, to improve delivery time and quality, and to increase adaptation. As mentioned, the R&D Team development activities are planned and prioritized for each NetEye release. The main problem of such an approach…

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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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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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13. 12. 2019 Juergen Vigna Log-SIEM, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Securing scp/sftp Access to Your Centos7/Redhat7 Server

Sometimes you just need to temporarily grant access to a user to copy some files to your server. But no user should have access to the shell. For sftp this is quite simple (see below), but for scp it’s not that trivial. Also, you probably want to set the user up in a directory with…

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12. 12. 2019 Valentina Da Rold NetEye, Unified Monitoring

How to Deliver a Service with a Custom Command During IcingaWeb2 Director Deployment: The Case of Shutdown Manager

The NetEye 4.9 release introduced a brand new module called Shutdown Manager. My aim in this blog is not to explain how the Shutdown Manager works, but instead to introduce the logic behind it in order to better explain when you should use it, and how you can deliver a configuration file during Icingaweb2 Director…

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