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© SecurActive 2015
WHAT’S NEW
IN VERSION 3.3?
© SecurActive 2015
PERFORMANCE VISION VERSION 3.3
System Upgrade
New Features & Improvements
Performance
Vision 3.3
© SecurActive 2015
SYSTEM UPGRADE
© SecurActive 2015
OPERATING SYSTEM UPGRADE
 Has to be a transparent operation for
most users
 Represent a tremendous am...
© SecurActive 2015
UPGRADE OS TO CURRENT STABLE RELEASE
Squeeze Debian
6.0
2011
Wheezy
Debian 7.0
2013
Jessie
Debian 8.0
A...
© SecurActive 2015
MAJOR BENEFITS
Linux Kernel
Bugs Corrections
Updated
SSL Libraries
VMware tools
availability
© SecurActive 2015
DATA PRESERVED FOR ALMOST ALL USERS
 User data is preserved by the upgrade!
 Except for:
 Old SPV 50...
© SecurActive 2015
A SIMPLE TWO-STEPS PROCESS
Upgrade to
3.2.99 version
(ftp)
Restart
Upgrade to
3.3.x version
(http)
 Pr...
© SecurActive 2015
MIGRATION EXAMPLE
© SecurActive 2015
DOWNLOAD THE UPGRADE FILE
 Get the upgrade 3.2.99 upgrade on our partner’s portal:
http://www.securact...
© SecurActive 2015
MIGRATE PROBES TO PREPARATORY STAGE
 Use your favorite FTP client to:
upload the migration package on ...
© SecurActive 2015
PREPARATORY STAGE UPGRADE
 Wait until the probe reboots automatically
or click on the restart button
...
© SecurActive 2015
REVIEW THE PROBE LIST
 Collector: OK - 3.2.99 (preparatory stage)
 Poller: Not Ok
Must be upgraded vi...
© SecurActive 2015
UPGRADE POLLERS FIRST TO 3.3
Once all probes are in the 3.2.99 version, start upgrading Pollers to 3.3
...
© SecurActive 2015
POLLER IS UPGRADING TO 3.3 VERSION
 During upgrade process,
the poller state is: « Down »
© SecurActive 2015
POLLER UPGRADE TO 3.3 VERSION: COMPLETED
 When the upgrade is completed,
the poller state is: « Done »
© SecurActive 2015
FINISH 3.3 MIGRATION WITH THE COLLECTOR
 Once all pollers are in the 3.3 version,
you can start upgrad...
© SecurActive 2015
CONGRATULATIONS, 3.3 UPDATE COMPLETED!
 Congratulations!
Your probe(s) is (are) now in 3.3
Performance
Vision 3.3
© SecurActive 2015
NEW FEATURES
& IMPROVEMENTS
© SecurActive 2015
SORT BCA BY CRITICALITY
BCA can be sorted by criticality level
 BCA with most alerting events are show...
© SecurActive 2015
TOP DATABASE
Display the most requested databases
 Per server or for all servers
© SecurActive 2015
ERROR RATE IN SQL PAGES
Display the error rate (in percentage)
 Display, sort, filter…
© SecurActive 2015
IMPROVED CUSTOM FILTERS
Examples:
 ip=172.*.*.* and protostack='*TDS*' and sql.error.count > 1
 http....
© SecurActive 2015
MPLS SUPPORT
The sniffer now natively supports parsing of:
 Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) proto...
© SecurActive 2015
BETTER HANDLING OF TCP KEEPALIVES
Better handling of TCP KeepAlive packets
 More accurate Server Respo...
© SecurActive 2015
IMPROVED LDAP(S) CONNECTIVITY
Improved LDAP(S) connectivity
 Configuration 〉 Settings 〉 Users
 Suppor...
© SecurActive 2015
TRANSACTIONAL CHANGES IN PULSAR
System configuration with Pulsar is now transactional
 Pulsar 〉 change...
© SecurActive 2015
VPN WITH PROXY AUTHENTICATION
VPN connectivity now supports Proxy Authentication
 Pulsar 〉 config 〉 su...
© SecurActive 2015
ENABLE/DISABLE SUPPORT ACCESS AT BOOT TIME
Setup support access: manually or at boot time
 Pulsar 〉 su...
© SecurActive 2015
CHANGE FTP ACCOUNT PASSWORD
Pulsar administrator can change the ftp account password
 Pulsar 〉 passwd ...
© SecurActive 2015
LIST/RE-ORDER NETWORK INTERFACES
Review and re-order network interfaces
 Pulsar 〉 edit_interfaces remo...
© SecurActive 2015
MONITORING GRAPHS
Monitor Performance Vision’s activity
 Configuration 〉 Information 〉 Monitoring Grap...
© SecurActive 2015
HTTPS WARNING
For security reasons, HTTP will be disabled in a future release
 3.3 should be the last ...
© SecurActive 2015
VERSION 3.3: IMPACTS SUMMARY
 Major impacts compared to 3.2:
 Full operating system upgrade
 Data pr...
© SecurActive 2015
SOMETHING BIG IS COMING
 Q4 2015 Something BIG is coming
© SecurActive 2015
YOU'RE READY TO GO, ENJOY VERSION 3.3!
What’s New
in Version 3.3?
© SecurActive 2015
THANK YOU!
For any Question
sales@securactive.net
support@securactive.net
Fo...
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Presentation of Performance Vision Version 3.3

  1. 1. © SecurActive 2015 WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 3.3?
  2. 2. © SecurActive 2015 PERFORMANCE VISION VERSION 3.3 System Upgrade New Features & Improvements
  3. 3. Performance Vision 3.3 © SecurActive 2015 SYSTEM UPGRADE
  4. 4. © SecurActive 2015 OPERATING SYSTEM UPGRADE  Has to be a transparent operation for most users  Represent a tremendous amount of internal work
  5. 5. © SecurActive 2015 UPGRADE OS TO CURRENT STABLE RELEASE Squeeze Debian 6.0 2011 Wheezy Debian 7.0 2013 Jessie Debian 8.0 April 2015 Lenny Debian 5.0 2009
  6. 6. © SecurActive 2015 MAJOR BENEFITS Linux Kernel Bugs Corrections Updated SSL Libraries VMware tools availability
  7. 7. © SecurActive 2015 DATA PRESERVED FOR ALMOST ALL USERS  User data is preserved by the upgrade!  Except for:  Old SPV 500 collectors with a single hard disk
  8. 8. © SecurActive 2015 A SIMPLE TWO-STEPS PROCESS Upgrade to 3.2.99 version (ftp) Restart Upgrade to 3.3.x version (http)  Preparatory Stage for all probes  Backup configuration (optional)  Launch migration to 3.3 version  First on each pollers  Then finish with the central collector 1. 2.
  9. 9. © SecurActive 2015 MIGRATION EXAMPLE
  10. 10. © SecurActive 2015 DOWNLOAD THE UPGRADE FILE  Get the upgrade 3.2.99 upgrade on our partner’s portal: http://www.securactive.net/en/support
  11. 11. © SecurActive 2015 MIGRATE PROBES TO PREPARATORY STAGE  Use your favorite FTP client to: upload the migration package on all your probes  You need:  Probes IPs  Account: ftp  Password: refer to documentation Wait (can be few minutes) until the update process starts…
  12. 12. © SecurActive 2015 PREPARATORY STAGE UPGRADE  Wait until the probe reboots automatically or click on the restart button  The probe will then restart
  13. 13. © SecurActive 2015 REVIEW THE PROBE LIST  Collector: OK - 3.2.99 (preparatory stage)  Poller: Not Ok Must be upgraded via FTP before next step
  14. 14. © SecurActive 2015 UPGRADE POLLERS FIRST TO 3.3 Once all probes are in the 3.2.99 version, start upgrading Pollers to 3.3  Use “Download” button to backup configuration files  Click on “Start Upgrade” to launch the upgrade process to the 3.3 version on each poller
  15. 15. © SecurActive 2015 POLLER IS UPGRADING TO 3.3 VERSION  During upgrade process, the poller state is: « Down »
  16. 16. © SecurActive 2015 POLLER UPGRADE TO 3.3 VERSION: COMPLETED  When the upgrade is completed, the poller state is: « Done »
  17. 17. © SecurActive 2015 FINISH 3.3 MIGRATION WITH THE COLLECTOR  Once all pollers are in the 3.3 version, you can start upgrading the Collector This page will be unavailable during the Collector upgrade. It can take more than 15 minutes!
  18. 18. © SecurActive 2015 CONGRATULATIONS, 3.3 UPDATE COMPLETED!  Congratulations! Your probe(s) is (are) now in 3.3
  19. 19. Performance Vision 3.3 © SecurActive 2015 NEW FEATURES & IMPROVEMENTS
  20. 20. © SecurActive 2015 SORT BCA BY CRITICALITY BCA can be sorted by criticality level  BCA with most alerting events are shown first  One Red > Any Oranges  One Orange > Any Greens
  21. 21. © SecurActive 2015 TOP DATABASE Display the most requested databases  Per server or for all servers
  22. 22. © SecurActive 2015 ERROR RATE IN SQL PAGES Display the error rate (in percentage)  Display, sort, filter…
  23. 23. © SecurActive 2015 IMPROVED CUSTOM FILTERS Examples:  ip=172.*.*.* and protostack='*TDS*' and sql.error.count > 1  http.response.server = 'apache' and vlan = 10 and device > 100  cifs.error.count > 0 and srt > 5ms and protostack = 'IPv6'  icmp.type = 11 and icmp.err.zone.clt = 'Local'  0win.count.clt > 0 and bandw > 1MB and diffserv > 0 Power of customized filters has been more than doubled!  3.2 version: ~ 230 fields  3.3 version: ~ 500 fields For more information: User Guide > Appendix > Custom Filters
  24. 24. © SecurActive 2015 MPLS SUPPORT The sniffer now natively supports parsing of:  Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) protocol  Activate / Inactivate in the Configuration section
  25. 25. © SecurActive 2015 BETTER HANDLING OF TCP KEEPALIVES Better handling of TCP KeepAlive packets  More accurate Server Response Times to reflect application’s real workload Impact on SRT / EURT metrics
  26. 26. © SecurActive 2015 IMPROVED LDAP(S) CONNECTIVITY Improved LDAP(S) connectivity  Configuration 〉 Settings 〉 Users  Supports non anonymous binding
  27. 27. © SecurActive 2015 TRANSACTIONAL CHANGES IN PULSAR System configuration with Pulsar is now transactional  Pulsar 〉 changes  Pulsar 〉 commit  Pulsar 〉 rollback  Prompt warns when there are uncommitted changes
  28. 28. © SecurActive 2015 VPN WITH PROXY AUTHENTICATION VPN connectivity now supports Proxy Authentication  Pulsar 〉 config 〉 support  Support access is mandatory for the best service
  29. 29. © SecurActive 2015 ENABLE/DISABLE SUPPORT ACCESS AT BOOT TIME Setup support access: manually or at boot time  Pulsar 〉 support start|stop|enable|disable  Support access is mandatory for the best service
  30. 30. © SecurActive 2015 CHANGE FTP ACCOUNT PASSWORD Pulsar administrator can change the ftp account password  Pulsar 〉 passwd ftp  Account is used only for new licenses or version updates
  31. 31. © SecurActive 2015 LIST/RE-ORDER NETWORK INTERFACES Review and re-order network interfaces  Pulsar 〉 edit_interfaces removed  Pulsar 〉 interfaces List mac address interfaces  Pulsar 〉 config interfaces Reorder interfaces  Pulsar 〉 network Up, down, IPv4, IPv6
  32. 32. © SecurActive 2015 MONITORING GRAPHS Monitor Performance Vision’s activity  Configuration 〉 Information 〉 Monitoring Graphs  Helps support team to have best efficiency demo
  33. 33. © SecurActive 2015 HTTPS WARNING For security reasons, HTTP will be disabled in a future release  3.3 should be the last version to accept HTTP connections  Please, use HTTPS instead of HTTP!
  34. 34. © SecurActive 2015 VERSION 3.3: IMPACTS SUMMARY  Major impacts compared to 3.2:  Full operating system upgrade  Data preserved except on some old SPV 500 collectors  SRT/EURT metrics Two steps upgrade!  Upgrade to preparatory stage, and then to 3.3  Update should take few minutes per probe
  35. 35. © SecurActive 2015 SOMETHING BIG IS COMING  Q4 2015 Something BIG is coming
  36. 36. © SecurActive 2015 YOU'RE READY TO GO, ENJOY VERSION 3.3!
  37. 37. What’s New in Version 3.3? © SecurActive 2015 THANK YOU! For any Question sales@securactive.net support@securactive.net Follow Us on @SecurActivePV www.securactive.net blog.securactive.net

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