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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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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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02. 07. 2021 Enrico Alberti Icinga Web 2, NetEye

Monitor Services Automatically with Icinga Director Automation

In recent months many enterprise customers have asked me for a solution to create services on their monitored Icinga hosts automatically. They want a single point of insertion (like a list) for all services on the host as well as for the NetEye system to do all the work managing their creation and deletion. How…

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30. 06. 2021 Enrico Alberti Icinga Web 2, NetEye

Monitoring Windows Systems through Icinga Powershell Plugins

During migrations from NetEye 3 to NetEye 4, I often run into really outdated monitoring checks in the Windows world, where the last update was more than 10 years ago… and whose logic is therefore now completely obsolete! The time for change is now!!! In the last year Icinga released a really interesting project that…

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04. 06. 2021 Ajay Sharma Bug Fixes, NetEye

Bug Fixes for NetEye 4.18

We fixed wrong permissions on spool directory, which were preventing send sms-notification. For NetEye 4.18 we updated the following packages: smstools-neteye-config to version 1.5.1-1 icinga2, icinga2-autosetup, icinga2-bin, icinga2-common, icinga2-debuginfo, icinga2-doc, icinga2-ido-mysql, icinga2-ido-pgsql, icinga2-neteye-config, icinga2-resources, icinga2-selinux to version 2.11.6_neteye1.33.1-1

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01. 02. 2021 Rocco Pezzani NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Monitoring Certificate Expiration with the x509 Module

Now, if you’ve followed my previous blogs about the x509 Module, you should have in place your x509 Certificates Asset with (or without) a minimum of cleanup routines. Now it’s time to look at what Icinga was made for: monitoring. Making an asset out of all of your SSL Certificates is only half the job….

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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 Patrick Zambelli NetEye

Tornado – Getting in Action with Sample Rules

The new complex event processing engine Tornado has been evolving quite quickly during the last few NetEye releases. As you might imagine after reading the latest Neteye 4.15 release notes, Tornado Editor is becoming very powerful and users will find a comfortable UI for configuring Tornado filters and rules. For me, interacting with Tornado had…

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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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20. 08. 2020 Rocco Pezzani NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Understand Which Agents you Need to Upgrade

As you may already know, starting with version 4.12 NetEye 4 upgraded its Icinga 2 engine from version 2.10.5 to version 2.11.3. At every training session, I always emphasize this rule: Icinga 2 Master Instance version >= Icinga 2 Satellite Instance version >= Icinga 2 Agent Instance version And thus everyone expects that his or…

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29. 05. 2020 Enrico Alberti Log-SIEM, NetEye

Icinga DSL: How to Enrich SIEM Logs with Icinga Custom Vars

Over the past few months, I’ve received multiple client requests to export custom fields (custom variables or data lists) present in Icinga Director in order to enrich logs on Logstash or to make specific changes to the indexing process. The solution that I am going to explain in this article uses the Icinga DSL check…

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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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