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21. 12. 2018 Franco Federico NetEye

How to Monitor Icinga 2 Itself with Icingabeat

NetEye 4 is based on Icinga 2. How can we monitor it? There are several options available; here I choose Icingabeat and test it. Icingabeat is an Elastic Beat that fetches data from the Icinga 2 API and sends it directly to either Elasticsearch or Logstash. In my case, I wanted to send the information… Read More

21. 11. 2018 Juergen Vigna Capacity Management, Microsoft Management, NetEye, NetEye ITOA

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… Read More

20. 02. 2018 TobiasGoller NetEye

F5 Monitoring with NetEye

After deploying and configuring F5 network gear in your company, your next step will be to monitor these new devices. Depending on your monitoring solution, integrating your F5 network equipment can range from simple to complex. Maybe you need to search around for the various MIB files to get the optimal monitoring parameters, or perhaps… Read More

07. 02. 2018 Juergen Vigna NetEye, Syslog

Harmonize Your Monitoring with Your Elasticsearch Database Entries

If you have an Elasticsearch Database like the one in the NetEye Elastic Stack Module then you are surely interested in integrating this information into your Monitoring environment.  To do this, use this new plugin: check_elasticsearch_query # /data/neteye/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/local/check_elasticsearch_query –help Check a count of number of events fount in elasticsearch over a query and timeframe Usage:… Read More

07. 11. 2017 Juergen Vigna NetEye

XtremIO EMC Storage Monitoring with NetEye

If you need to monitor a Dell EMC Storage XtremIO unit, then I have the right solution for you. Not long ago, I wrote an XtremIO storage tracking plug-in that can execute the following activities: XTREMIO_CTRL_Status: monitors the controllers and the hardware status XTREMIO_DPG_Status: controls the DPG groups from the storage array XTREMIO_Storage_Efficiency: verifies and… Read More

26. 09. 2017 Patrick Zambelli Capacity Management, Nagios, Nagios-Plugins, NetEye

Hyper-V monitoring: Here’s some tips!

Network traffic monitoring is traditionally based on SNMP queries. This protocol generates statistics on the transmission of data across one or more network interfaces. While network device queries still run through SNMP, using Microsoft Hyper-V monitoring requires the adoption of other approaches. One of the reasons is the network connection configuration itself: for example, many… Read More

26. 06. 2017 TobiasGoller Nagios-Plugins, NetEye

Nutanix Monitoring with NetEye

Doing my work as monitoring consultant, I often have to monitor Nutanix systems on customer site. Nutanix is a integrated systems vendor that produces a hyper-converged storage system called “Virtual Computing Platform”. It is quiet easy to monitor the Nutanix system and with NetEye you will be able to get the best results and visualization possibilities…. Read More

30. 05. 2017 Massimiliano De Luca NetEye

IoT: The future, today.

The Smith-Family is driving on the highway to arrive to their holiday destination in Italy, as a car in front of them suddenly brakes. A truck accidently has lost demolition debris and thereby almost caused a multiple-vehicle collision. Mrs. Jones is driving the car just behind the truck and as her car brakes, it simultaneously… Read More

25. 05. 2017 Alessandro Romboli NetEye

Monitoring Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft Exchange server is one of the most used email server for companies but sometimes it is hard to monitor because usually the monitoring tools only control the availability of the server on the network. Thanks to the 2013 update, Microsoft offered several URL (Healthcheck URL) to verify the real server availability for clients. The… Read More

22. 05. 2017 TobiasGoller Log Auditing, NetEye

NetEye as essential component of a Security Operations Centers

During my last projects I noticed that the implementation of a „Security Operations Center“ (in short SOC) is becoming increasingly important, especially for our enterprise customers. Mainly for big companies that are of public interest like banks, energy providers, assurances etc. the topic of cyber threats is getting more actual and requires special attention. This… Read More

04. 05. 2017 Matteo Baruchello Configuration Management, NetEye

SNMP – Agentless Monitoring

In this article, I am going to explain how to implement a monitoring on your system, using an agentless solution (without Nagios’ nrpe agents), and I will underline some advantages of this useful solution. The target machine will be Linux or Unix Operating Systems. The need can arise from the fact that some of the… Read More

03. 05. 2017 Patrick Zambelli EriZone & OTRS, NetEye, Release Notes, Release Notes

NetEye 3.10 and EriZone 5.1 have been released!

We are proud to announce the release of new minor versions of our IT System & Service Management solutions NetEye and EriZone. Go to the official  Release Notes of NetEye 3.10 (IT System Management solution) Go to the official Release Notes of EriZone 5.1 (IT Service Management solution)

27. 04. 2017 Luca Di Stefano Network Traffic Monitoring

Find out who is eating your bandwidth with ntopng

Who really knows what are the protocols used in the local network? Usually with netflow you can distinguish traffic per l4 port (80=http,443=https,..) but this is no more sufficient. Some applications use dynamic ports (see nfs, ftp, routed sap, …), several applications use the same ports, how can we distinguish them? Applications grow and change really fast (like… Read More

14. 02. 2017 Juergen Vigna NetEye

How to send monitoring notifications to Telegram or Microsoft Teams

The conventional thing in a monitoring environment is to notify problems to your staff over E-Mail. Other than E-Mails also SMS are a very common notification type. But is this all we can offer to notify people about problems in our IT? Obviously, there is more than that. Two very handy examples are: Notifications over the Telegram App… Read More

13. 12. 2016 Massimo Giaimo NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference, Real User Experience Monitoring

Remote banking monitoring with Alyvix and NetEye

Massimo Giaimo, Senior System & Network Administrator at IBT, shares his experience with Alyvix and NetEye. What are the most recent significant changes in the application monitoring? For decades, IT departments have mainly implemented performance-monitoring strategies through the control of the uptime of the systems. Only in recent years, companies realized that is not sufficient… Read More

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