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11. 01. 2021 Nicolae Caragia NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Microsoft Icinga2 Agent Deployment Automation with Tornado and NATS

As a NetEye user I might want to install a Remote Host Agent that belongs to a Zone that can’t communicate directly with the Master. So to be able to do this, we decided to use Tornado and NATS. Linking with Patrick’s article in this article I’ll explain how to configure them. What we want…

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11. 01. 2021 Gianluca Piccolo Asset Management, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Use NetEye 4.15 JWT Built-in Authentication to use Fusion Inventory and GLPI

Use Case Suppose we want to trigger Fusion Inventory execution in a GLPI installation, where we can then use the Autonomous mode to import data into GLPI via a CURL request. Let’s see how JWT (JSON Web Token) can help us in NetEye 4.15. Prerequisites A NetEye 4.15 (or later) installation with the Asset module…

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28. 12. 2020 Rocco Pezzani Asset Management, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Cleaning up Your Certificate Inventory

Some of my customers make use of short-expiration SSL Certificates signed by Let’s Encrypt or similar services. Our company also makes extensive use of this kind of certificate, and in the near future most (if not all) of your SSL Certificates will in any event become like them as their expiration date approaches. Maybe some…

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23. 12. 2020 Stefano Bruno NetEye, Unified Monitoring

The NagVis module: Adding a Grafana Panel on Mouse-over

Hi everyone, in this article I want to tell you about the NagVis module and how we’re going to customize a template so that it can allow us to modify the information displayed during mouse-over (hover). Basically, what we’ll try to achieve will be to preview the performance graphs written on Influx via an additional…

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21. 12. 2020 Charles Callaway Unified Monitoring, Visual Synthetic Monitoring

The Alyvix Video Tutorial Channel on YouTube

This year we introduced an Alyvix YouTube channel to complement the written Alyvix user guide. It now contains a number of videos that explain how to monitor specific tasks as well as explaining background knowledge about the building blocks you can use to create your own Alyvix test cases. At the end of this year…

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17. 12. 2020 Mirko Morandini Cloud, Unified Monitoring

EriZone/OTRS: Single Sign On with (Multiple) AzureAD Using Shibboleth

More and more enterprises rely on Microsoft Azure Active Directory as a company-wide identity provider for Office365, Teams, Sharepoint and other Microsoft and various non-Microsoft services. It provides Single Sign-On (SSO), so when opening any of these applications, if an authorization is needed, you will always be redirected to the same, trusted, company-wide login page….

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15. 12. 2020 Franco Federico NetEye, Visual Synthetic Monitoring

Integrating Alyvix 3 into NetEye 4

On one hand we have Alyvix 3, our visual monitoring tool for continuously tracking the user experience. We’ve also just released Alyvix 3 Server, which lets us easily schedule and administer our test cases. And we also have our NetEye monitoring system. In this blog, I’d like to show you how we can integrate all…

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10. 12. 2020 Patrick Zambelli NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Microsoft Icinga2 Agent Deployment Automation with Tornado

When implementing monitoring with Icinga2 you will soon reach the point where you will have to install Agents in order to monitor your infrastructure in-depth. Here the Icinga2 Agent provides concepts to access information about and the properties of an operating system over a secure remote connection. In an enterprise environment consisting of thousands of…

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01. 12. 2020 Thomas Forrer Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye 4.15 Release Notes

Core New Feature JWT Authentication We introduced a new authentication backend for NetEye, the JWT Authentication. Now it is possible to enable this method to log in from one or more external authentication providers that forward the information about the logged user to NetEye in a secure way via JSON Web Tokens (JWT). Improvement NetEye…

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23. 11. 2020 Rocco Pezzani Asset Management, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Certificate Inventory and Monitoring with NetEye

In the last 10-or-so years, the complexity of enterprise IT applications has greatly increased: each of them can span vertically with multiple (and complex) layers, and each layer can serve applications other than the one that it’s part of. And, obviously, each layer spans across several servers to increase performance and availability. This inevitably leads…

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02. 11. 2020 TobiasGoller Unified Monitoring

Tornado Use Case: Receiving Traps

During one of my last customer assignments, I migrated the NetEye Event Handler Trap rules to Tornado. Since many customers use the event handler in a similar way, I’d like to explain here the creation of these rules in Tornado. In the following I’ll briefly explain the following use case: Passive service checks have been…

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28. 10. 2020 Nicola Degara Business Service Monitoring, Cloud, Icinga Web 2, NetEye, Service Management, SLM, Unified Monitoring

NetEye Incident Response with Atlassian Opsgenie Integration

As an Atlassian partner we are working in this period on the preparation of an online demo system in parallel with the delivery of our new NetEye demo online service. For the occasion I decided to expand our already existing NetEye integration with the Atlassian ecosystem that you will find described in other previous blogs….

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22. 10. 2020 Alessandro Valentini NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Kentix MultiSensor-LAN: Integration with NetEye4

Kentix MultiSensor is a device which includes many sensors for use in monitoring server and IT rooms. The sensor only needs to be connected to your network (PoE is required) and to have SNMP configured through its web interface. The LAN version we used in this test monitors: Temperature Humidity Dewpoint Fire (carbon monoxide) Motion…

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01. 10. 2020 Thomas Forrer Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye 4.14 Release Notes

Release Date: September 30, 2020 Welcome to version 4.14 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. We leave the summer behind us and say hallo to the autumn with a beautiful panorama from Alpe di Siusi/Seiseralm towards the snow-capped peaks of Sassopiatto/Plattkofel and Sassolungo/Langkofel, ranging towards the distant peaks of Cir, Puez and Piz Duleda…

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30. 09. 2020 Stefano Bruno NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring with Your Own Icinga DSL Script

In this article I’ll talk about Icinga DSL and how it can be extremely useful if you want to compute thresholds. Our goal today is to be able to change certain monitoring thresholds when some parameters change. Example The example I propose is the following: I’m a system administrator, and I would like the warning…

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