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25. 03. 2021 Valentina Da Rold Development, ITOA, NetEye

How to Customize a Grafana Component

I’ve been working with Grafana since 2017, when I started as a Frontend Developer here at Wuerth Phoenix.I typically take care of the customization of the Grafana User Interface, with the goal of reflecting the NetEye look and feel inside Grafana, aka the ITOA module. I’ve already written about a simple way to customize the…

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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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27. 03. 2020 Alessandro Romboli APM, NetEye

Monitoring a JBoss Application Server

Scenario JBoss Application Server (JBoss AS) is an open-source, cross-platform Java application server developed by JBoss, a division of Red Hat, Inc. JBoss AS is an open-source implementation of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) that is used for implementing Java applications and other Web-based applications. Being a Java web-based application, it’s important to keep it…

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30. 12. 2019 Stefano Bruno ITOA, NetEye

Burstable Billing Bandwidth Using NetEye

Within Internet provider companies, very often we are asked to calculate the amount of Internet bandwidth in order to bill any excess use of bandwidth to each customer. We decided to make this calculation completely customizable using NetEye together with the built-in tools Icinga2, InfluxDB and Grafana. Phase 1 Using an SNMP check, we measure…

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05. 08. 2019 Alessandro Romboli Asset Management, NetEye

Monitoring a Cisco Wireless Controller

Scenario Cisco WLC is widely used by many Enterprise Companies to manage their wireless networks due to its efficiency and advanced features. Its management web console has a wealth of configuration parameters, but it doesn’t offer a clear overview on what’s happening across the wireless network. Fortunately, a lot of real time information is available…

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02. 07. 2019 Damiano Chini Log-SIEM, NetEye

Proxy Authentication with Grafana 6.2

Until now, authentication of NetEye users on Grafana was achieved by means of session cookies, which were provided by the Grafana server when authenticating in Icinga Web 2. However, with the upgrade of Grafana from version 5.2 to version 6.2, we can no longer employ this authentication procedure because Grafana has discontinued the use of…

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17. 04. 2019 TobiasGoller NetEye, Predictive Analysis, Unified Monitoring

MSSQL Performance Monitoring: The Sequel

Due to the very positive customer feedback on our extended MSSQL performance monitoring article, I would like to briefly highlight this functionality. We have been implementing systems for MSSQL performance monitoring for a long time, offered either as a managed IT service, or on-premise depending on the requirements. Previously, we recorded and evaluated counters such…

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08. 04. 2019 Alessandro Romboli ITOA, NetEye

Anonymous Access for Wall Dashboards

Scenario A lot of people who have a NetEye monitoring system will set up a Wall Dashboard to display the status of their most important services and vital performance data. If these Dashboards are built using Grafana (in the ITOA menu in NetEye 4), you will encounter the problem that you will need to bypass…

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27. 03. 2019 Giuseppe Di Garbo ITOA, NetEye

NetEye 4 Performance and Tactical Monitoring Overview

In one of my previous posts I described how to create a customized NetEye 3 Tactical Monitoring Overview dashboard with Grafana and Telegraf. Here I’d like to show you how you can create a similar dashboard (much faster) for NetEye 4. The NetEye 4 Tactical Overview quickly provides basic information on the status of hosts, services…

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21. 12. 2018 Giuseppe Di Garbo ITOA, NetEye, Service Management

How to Back Up All of Your Grafana Dashboards

Grafana has become one of the most used modules of NetEye.  As many of you know, it’s very easy to export and import individual Grafana dashboards using the existing export functionality via JSON. [1] Unfortunately, there is no quick and easy way to export all dashboards and data sources at once and then implement a…

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26. 11. 2018 Susanne Greiner ITOA, NetEye

How to Drop a Tag in InfluxDB

If  you’ve ever had cardinality problems with InfluxDB, you might have discovered that a tag is the likely culprit.  Well done!  But now your next step is getting rid of that tag, and that’s when you’ll realize that in a time series database, tags play an important role in indexing.  Because dropping tags is rather complicated,…

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21. 11. 2018 Juergen Vigna ITOA, NetEye, Predictive Analysis, Unified Monitoring

Manage the Performance of your MSSQL Databases

So you have MSSQL databases and you’d like to keep an eye on the performance of your DB.  Using NetEye this is quite easy.  The  tools you need are already available on your NetEye server:  InfluxDB, the Telegraf agent, and Grafana for visualizing your Dashboards. The SQL Server Input Plugin provides metrics for your SQL…

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27. 09. 2018 Giuseppe Di Garbo NetEye

Tactical Monitoring Overview: A Fresh Look!

With this blog I want to show you how to use Grafana 5 and Telegraf to give NetEye 3’s Tactical Monitoring Overview a great new look. The current Tactical Monitoring Overview is based on the Thruk frontend, and provides a lot of information about the current monitoring status. This includes the status of hosts, services,…

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25. 09. 2018 Gabriele Cecco Service Management

Be Like Bill. Talk To Your EriZone Consultant.

It’s 16:00 on the first Friday in April Jeff is sitting in his office chair, and responds at the first ring of his CISCO VoIP phone. Bob’s screams come out of the receiver and Jeff instinctively pulls it away from his ear. Bob isn’t satisfied that the tickets opened by his group are always resolved…

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10. 01. 2018 Benjamin Gröber NetEye, Unified Monitoring

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…

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