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12. 04. 2022 TobiasGoller Unified Monitoring

News from nBox and ntopng

In the last few weeks I installed and configured some nBoxes with the new ntopng version 5.2. Now I’d like to briefly tell you all about it. For all of you who don’t know what an nBox is, I’ll relay the official definition here: nBox Recorder is a network traffic disk recorder application. With nBox…

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01. 04. 2022 Benjamin Gröber Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye 4.23 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.23 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. In the last two months, NetEye travelled from the western side of South Tyrol to eastern side, reaching the beautiful Lake Landro, located at more than 1,400 meters a.s.l. in the eponymous valley, near the municipality of Toblach/Dobbiaco. The lake is positioned between two…

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30. 03. 2022 Davide Gallo NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Log off an RDP User Session through the NetEye Command Orchestrator Part 2

In our previous post we discussed how to handle RD users using CMDO, focusing on the scripts needed to obtain a unique identifier for each users in the RD Farm. In this post I want to focus on how to create the CMDO commands and set their permissions correctly. Our user caseAs an admin I…

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22. 03. 2022 Juergen Vigna ITOA, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring Fortigate Firewall SLA Trackers

Recently a customer told me he would like to monitor and graph the values that his Fortigate Firewall was generating for his configured SLA Trackers. What are these SLA Trackers? I informed myself and found the following in a Fortigate Cookbook. Fortigate Performance SLA ─ Link Monitoring Performance SLA link monitoring measures the health of…

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14. 03. 2022 Rocco Pezzani NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Hosts, Zones and Broken Icinga 2 Configurations

During my experience as a Würth Phoenix consultant, I’ve seen a pretty long list of broken Icinga 2 configurations. Several times, customers have begun a scheduled meeting with something like “Hey mister consultant, ever since the last deploy some objects have stopped being monitored, but I don’t see any errors!”. After some troubleshooting, everything always…

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14. 03. 2022 TobiasGoller Unified Monitoring

SOS Berlin JobScheduler – JS7

As is by now almost a tradition, this year I am again writing a blog post about the SOS JobScheduler. In this blog I’d like to introduce you to some major changes and improvements to the SOS Berlin JobScheduler. As has already been officially announced on the SOS Berlin website, beginning with Release 2.0.0 the…

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15. 02. 2022 Alessandro Romboli NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Log off an RDP User Session through the NetEye Command Orchestrator

ScenarioIn a Microsoft Remote Desktop environment, it’s a common need to force the logoff of a hanged user session. The NetEye Command Orchestrator (CMDO) can help us perform this task by executing remote commands through the Icinga2 agent API. There’s a security limitation built into the Command Orchestrator which allows only numeric parameters for executed…

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01. 02. 2022 Benjamin Gröber Downloads / Release Notes, NetEye, Unified Monitoring

NetEye 4.22 Release Notes

Welcome to version 4.22 of our NetEye v4 Unified Monitoring Solution. NetEye welcomes the new year and its new release with what is probably the most famous church tower in South Tyrol: the half-submerged steeple of the Resia Lake. The Lake Reschen, “Reschensee” in German and “Lago di Resia” in Italian, is located at the…

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31. 12. 2021 Marco Ettocarpi Unified Monitoring

Network Maps with NeDi and draw.io

In this article I’ll show you how to use information from NeDi to build network maps using draw.io. Getting Data from NeDi NeDi is an open source software tool which discovers, maps and inventories your network devices and tracks connected end nodes. In the NeDI database there are three tables that provide the data needed…

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22. 12. 2021 Juergen Vigna Cloud, NetEye

Monitoring HPE Nimble Storage

HPE Nimble Storage is a data storage solution, created by Nimble Storage, which was bought by HPE in 2017. Recently I had to monitor such a storage service and for this I used the following plugin: check_nimble_health_api.py Nimble offers a REST Web API to query its status and that’s what this plugin uses. Unfortunately it’s…

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22. 12. 2021 Mirko Morandini Asset Management, Unified Monitoring

IPTool: The Fastest Way to Answer Any Question about IPs and Hostnames in Your Network!

Or: a Tool for Collecting, Browsing and Analyzing IP and Hostname Data Available Across Your Organization Take any discretely large, organically grown company network, and you’ll find an interplay of heterogeneous servers, network devices, computers, printers, virtual machines, embedded devices and more. Do you have documentation on all the assets in the network, both the…

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20. 12. 2021 Rocco Pezzani NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Introducing NetEye Extension Packs

One of the strongest points of NetEye is the extremely high level of customization that you can reach. It allows any customer to set up their environment for an almost perfect fit to their own needs or desires. This is typically achieved with the work of our Consultant Team in understanding each customer’s needs, and…

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17. 12. 2021 Mattia Codato Bug Fixes, NetEye, SLM

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.21

We fixed a bug in NetEye 4.21 that caused the selected interface to be lost when navigating between pages. For NetEye 4.21 we updated the following packages: icingaweb2-module-ntopng, icingaweb2-module-ntopng-autosetup to version 1.5.4-1

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10. 12. 2021 Franco Federico APM, NetEye, Real User Experience, Visual Synthetic Monitoring

NEP Alyvix – Ready for Use

Together with the NetEye 4.21 release, we also released NEP (an abbreviation that stands for NetEye Extension Packs) and now it’s possible to install it using the RPM present in the Official NetEye Repositories. If you are interested in this topic, I invite you to look at how these NEPs have been set up. The…

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08. 12. 2021 William Calliari Bug Fixes, NetEye, SLM

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.21

We fixed a bug in NetEye 4.21 which discarded scheduled downtimes generated by Icinga 2 in the SLM availability reports. For NetEye 4.21 we updated the following packages: slmd, slmd-autosetup to version 4.8.2-1

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