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01. 12. 2021 Benjamin Gröber Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye 4.21 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.21 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. NetEye welcomes the winter season and its new release with a majestic snowy panorama view on the Sassolungo/Langkofel range in the Dolomites Alps. Sassolungo/Langkofel is the highest mountain in the range, which also includes the Cinque Dita/Fünffinger and Sassopiatto/Plattkofel peaks and lays at the…

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23. 11. 2021 Juergen Vigna APM, NetEye, Visual Synthetic Monitoring

HOW-TO’s for Alyvix Server Integration into NetEye 4

We’ve already written a blog post about how to integrate Alyvix 3 and Alyvix Server into NetEye 4. Some time has passed and a few things have changed, so here are some new HOWTO’s that can make your life easier. HARD State/Soft State with the right notification sent out The first thing is that the…

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22. 11. 2021 Juergen Vigna Contribution, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring SOAP Webservices

SOAP is a messaging protocol for exchanging information based on XML over the network. SOAP messages are written in XML, which is why they are platform- and language-independent. A lot of enterprises have such webservices that return useful data for use in (web) applications. Now, if you want your application to work, then these webservices…

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02. 11. 2021 Giovanni Davide Saccá NetEye, Unified Monitoring

nBox to NetEye Elastic Module

A customer asked me to analyze their network flows, with a solution oriented towards using an nBox that collects NetFlow data from a router located away from the branch office, takes it in for analysis, and then sends it to a NetEye Elastic module, which act as an analysis console for that NetFlow data. The…

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22. 10. 2021 Franco Federico NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring Dynamic Folders with Icinga DSL

We were recently asked how to dynamically monitor folders with Icinga. Several of our clients monitor folders whose names change from day to day. For example, suppose every day I want to see if there is a file named with the date of that particular day, or I’d like to see if there is a…

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18. 10. 2021 Damiano Chini Bug Fixes, NetEye, SLM

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.19

We fixed a bug in the SLM Reports, wherein case the icinga2 downtime depth at the beginning of the report was greater than 1, the report would consider the downtime depth equal to 1. This bug was also raising an error when PGSQL was enabled. For NetEye 4.19 we updated the following packages: icingaweb2-module-slm to…

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18. 10. 2021 Mirko Bez NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Avoid Tornado Rules Repetition with a Map Post-modifier

In this post I’ll describe a concrete use case of the Tornado Map Modifier that will enable us to cover in a single rule many cases in both a user-friendly and performance-friendly way. This feature of Tornado allows us to avoid a common anti-pattern: the repetition of rules with minimal differences. This anti-pattern creates a…

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15. 10. 2021 Gianluca Piccolo Bug Fixes, NetEye, SLM

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.20

We fixed a bug in the SLM Resource Reports, where in random Grafana dasboards panels were not rendered correctly. For NetEye 4.20 we updated the following packages: grafana-panel-renderer to version 1.2.1-1

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14. 10. 2021 Ajay Sharma Bug Fixes, NetEye, SLM

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.20

We fixed a bug in the SLM Reports, wherein case the icinga2 downtime depth at the beginning of the report was greater than 1, the report would consider the downtime depth equal to 1. This bug was also raising an error when PGSQL was enabled. For NetEye 4.20 we updated the following packages: icingaweb2-module-slm to…

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11. 10. 2021 Giovanni Davide Saccá NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Distributed, Multi-Instance nProbe: NetFlow Analysis

A client with a really large number of routers installed at their client asked me one day to analyze each of those network flows. They hoped that an analysis tool would be able to discover and impose a multitenant configuration all on its own, so that access could be granted to final users while guaranteeing…

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05. 10. 2021 Giovanni Davide Saccá NetEye, Unified Monitoring

nProbe and nTop All-in-One (Single Node): Netflows Analysis

One of my clients with a number of routers installed at their own remote location asked me if I could analyze the network flows at multiple locations. Their network architecture is a full mesh, and thus has private subnetworks, data center environments, and even in some cases cloud providers. Complex architectures like this require increasing…

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01. 10. 2021 Andrea Avancini Business Service Monitoring, NetEye

Hosts and NetEye Upgrade

NetEye installation topology can fluctuate over time, with hosts of various types that can be, for example, added or removed from a cluster in response to changes in business demand or customer requirements. In a cluster environment, hosts are manually mapped in a file called /etc/neteye-cluster, a sort of static inventory solution that is the…

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01. 10. 2021 Benjamin Gröber Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye 4.20 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.20 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. NetEye welcomes the autumn and its new release with a majestic sunset panorama view on Seceda peak in Dolomites Alps. The Alpe di Seceda is located on the sunny side of Val Gardena, at the foot of the Parco Naturale Cisles-Odle (nature reserve). From…

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19. 09. 2021 Rocco Pezzani ITOA, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Understanding Instability in a Monitored Environment

Whenever a new monitoring project gets underway, a consultant discusses with the customer about almost any related topic: what needs to be monitored, how to monitor it, when to implement it, how to represent performance data, etc. Based on customer needs and desires, any sort of implementation strategy can be planned, but almost all of…

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17. 09. 2021 Attilio Broglio NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitor Cisco APIC (Application Policy Infrastructure Controller) in NetEye4

Introduction The Cisco APIC is the main architectural component of Cisco ACI. It’s the unified point of automation and management for the Cisco ACI fabric, policy enforcement, and health monitoring, and it optimizes performance and agility. In this article we’ll integrate this solution into the NetEye platform using a simple and customizable approach Solution The…

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