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11. 01. 2021 Nicolae Caragia NetEye, Unified Monitoring

Microsoft Icinga2 Agent Deployment Automation with Tornado and NATS

As a NetEye user I might want to install a Remote Host Agent that belongs to a Zone that can’t communicate directly with the Master. So to be able to do this, we decided to use Tornado and NATS. Linking with Patrick’s article in this article I’ll explain how to configure them. What we want…

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30. 12. 2020 Damiano Chini NetEye

VMD – Tornado Integration

We introduced an interesting new feature into NetEye starting in version 4.13 that permits integrating vSphereDB with Tornado. By being able to process vSphereDB Events and Alarms with Tornado rules and actions, you can for example use vSphereDB to dynamically monitor Virtual Machines and Hosts. Architecture Finding a way to send Alarms and Events stored…

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02. 10. 2020 Damiano Chini Development, NetEye

NetEye Communication over NATS

In a previous post we talked about how in NetEye we migrated all the Tornado communications from direct TCP to NATS. Since then, we’ve extensively and successfully adopted NATS as a communication channel for many of the components present in NetEye. As often happens when approaching new technologies, the initial straightforward approach did not turn…

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02. 04. 2020 Damiano Chini NetEye

Tornado Communication over NATS

Until the NetEye 4.10 release, the Tornado module inside NetEye handled communications between its components (the Tornado Collectors and the Tornado Engine) via direct, clear-text TCP connections. On local systems, this configuration does not represent a limitation, since in this case there is no requirement to verify the identity of the peer (it is always…

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