User Guide

Network Base

The nep-network-base provides the minimum requirements to implement a basic monitoring of a network device using SNMP protocol. With nep-network-base it is possible to perform standard monitoring of:

  • Firewall objects

  • Router objects

  • Switch objects

  • Voip objects

  • Wifi objects

Using the provided objects, is possible to:

  • Perform common checks based on SNMP uptime

  • Perform basic checks based on SNMP (CPU load, Hardware health, Memory usage)

  • Perform extra checks based on SNMP (Interface health, Interface usage, Stack state)

Minimum supported environment

This package can be installed on systems running the software described below. Systems with equivalent components are also suitable for installation.

Required software

Requirements

NetEye

Version 4.20+

NetEye modules

Core

Package requirements

Service and Host Template shipped with package nep-monitoring-asset require the following nep:

  • nep-common

The Package require the installation of following packages: - perl-File-Slurp

On NetEye environment this operation is automatically done by Setup Routine.

Setup instructions

If all requirements are met, you can now install this package. To manually set up the nep-network-base package, just use nep-setup utility to install it.

nep-setup install nep-network-base

Available Objects

This section contains a description of all the Objects from this package that can be used to build your own monitoring environment.

Director Objects

This package contains the following Director Objects:

Host Templates

The following Host Templates can be used to freely create Host Objects. Remember to not edit these Host Templates because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP package update.

Host Template name

Description

nx-ht-snmp-network

Describe a generic network SNMP object.

nx-ht-snmp-network-firewall

Describe a generic network SNMP firewall object.

nx-ht-snmp-network-router

Describe a generic network SNMP router object.

nx-ht-snmp-network-switch

Describe a generic network SNMP switch object.

nx-ht-snmp-network-voip

Describe a generic network SNMP voip object.

nx-ht-snmp-network-wifi

Describe a generic network SNMP wifi object.

Service Templates

The following Service Templates can be used to freely create Service Objects, Service Apply Rules or Service Sets. Remember to not edit these Service Templates because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP Package update.

Template name

Run on Agent

Description

nx-st-agentless-snmp-nwc-health

No

Checks all aspects of monitoring of network components using check_nwc_health plugin

nx-st-agentless-snmp-oid

No

Checks specic SNMP OID value on a network device object

Service Sets

The following Service Sets can be used to freely monitor Host Objects. Remember to not edit these Service Sets because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP Package update.

Service Set name

Description

nx-ss-network-uptime

Service Set providing uptime check for SNMP objects

nx-ss-network-basic

Basic performance set for network objects including: CPU load, Hardware Health, Memory Usage.

nx-ss-network-extra

Extra performance set for network object. It includes: Interfaces Health, Interfaces Usage, Stack State

ITOA Dashboards

The Package does not provide any ITOA Dashboards right now.

Package’s objects list

Object Type

Object Name

Do not edit

Containing File

Director Command

check_nwc_health

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-02-command.json

Director Data List

[NX] NWC Health Mode

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-01-datalist.json

Director Data List

[NX] NWC Negate List

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-01-datalist.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-snmp-network-firewall

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-03-host.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-snmp-network-router

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-03-host.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-snmp-network-switch

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-03-host.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-snmp-network-voip

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-03-host.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-snmp-network-wifi

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-03-host.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-snmp-network

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-03-host.json

Director Service Set

nx-ss-network-basic

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-04-service.json

Director Service Set

nx-ss-network-extra

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-04-service.json

Director Service Set

nx-ss-network-uptime

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-04-service.json

Director Service Template

nx-st-agentless-snmp-nwc-health

Yes

baskets/import/nep-network-base-04-service.json