The Crystal Eye has a dashboard category that shows an array of important information at a glance. The dashboard category of CE is divided into two sub-sections namely, System Dashboard and Security Dashboard.
The System Dashboard of CE provides a quick glimpse of information related to LAN Interface, WAN Interface, Process CPU Usage, Process Memory Usage, App Status, Events – Last 24 Hours, Shutdown/Restart, Users and Groups, Disk Usage and Recent Software Activity.
Know the extent of data packets received and transmitted in the LAN & WAN network: This information can be viewed in two widgets namely, Network LAN Interface Report and Network External Interface Report. These graphical reports can help CE administrators detect a sudden spike in the data packets received and transmitted in the LAN and WAN network. The CE administrator can retrieve data related to the data packets received and transmitted in the LAN and WAN network for a time period of upto 3 months in this report. Know more about Network Interface Reports
Monitor the CPU Usage details of the Crystal Eye appliance: The process CPU Usage widget shows the CPU usage percentage of the Crystal Eye appliance. It also shows the current CPU usage percentage of the Crystal Eye appliance. The CE administrator can retrieve data related to the CPU usage percentage of Crystal Eye appliance for a time period of upto 3 months. Know more about Process CPU Usage report
Monitor the Process Memory Usage details of the Crystal Eye appliance: The process Memory Usage widget shows the CPU usage percentage of the Crystal Eye appliance. It also shows the current Memory usage percentage of the Crystal Eye appliance. The CE administrator can retrieve data related to the Memory usage percentage of Crystal Eye appliance for a time period of upto 3 months. Know more about Process Memory Usage report
Monitor the running status of major applications of CE: This widget provides real-time running status information of whether the major applications of Crystal Eye. Know more about the widget that shows the running status of selective CE apps
Monitor the latest event notifications of the Crystal Eye appliance: The CE administrator can easily know various event notifications of the Crystal Eye appliance. The different types of Events recorded by the Crystal Eye appliance are Informational Events, Warning Events, and Critical Events. Know more about how to evaluate Crystal Eye’s Event Notifications.
Adding New Crystal Eye Users and Groups: This widget can be used as a shot cut method to quickly create Users and Groups. It also has a monitoring panel where the CE administrator can know the number of users and groups created in the CE. Know more about adding and viewing Crystal Eye users and groups from the system dashboard
Monitor the Disk Usage: This widget can be used for periodical monitoring of the disk space used in the Crystal Eye appliance. Excess usage of the disk space of the Crystal Eye appliances can hamper its performance and hence it important to check the extent of disk usage in the CE appliance. Know more about monitoring the Disk Usage of the Crystal Eye appliance
View the most recent software activity: The CE administrator can monitor the latest updates on all applications, the version it is updated to and timestamp of the update. Know more about how to monitor the latest software activity
The Crystal Eye’s Security Dashboard provides a 360 degree view of the various security related alerts that are derived from the attacks pointed towards the Crystal Eye network. The security dashboard provides real time information of the activities that have been banned in the Crystal Eye network. The dashboard provides visuals showing the attack IP and country from where it originated. Know more about the CE Security Dashboard below
View and Unban the IPs Banned By Crystal Eye’s Forcefield: The CE appliance has an excellent mechanism that bans IP addresses that have surpassed the authentication failure threshold. The list of these banned IP addresses is displayed in the IP Attack Map. Know more about Banned IPs Table
Global map displaying different types of attacks targeted towards Crystal Eye: The CE administrator can view the different types of attacks targeted towards Crystal Eye. The attacks and the country from where it originates are displayed on the world map. Know more about Real Time Attack Tracker
Know the size of the data transferred using a particular protocol: The traffic size or the size of the data transferred using a particular protocol is displayed (for example: SSL protocol – 119 MB). Know more about Protocol Traffic Size Indicator
Know the traffic size sent and received by a device on the CE network: The data that is transferred and received by a particular device connected to the CE network is recorded and displayed. The device name is clearly mentioned with the traffic size mentioned in MB. Know more about Device Traffic Size Indicator here
Get real-time IDS/IPS Alerts Report: One of the most informative features of the security dashboard is its ability to provide real-time IDS/IPS report. The information displayed here helps CE administrators know more about the attacks targeted towards the CE appliance from various locations across the world in the form of IDS/IPS alerts. As soon as the attack is detected by the CE it displays the Timestamp, Source IP, Destination IP, Country Name, Region Name, Attack Description etc. Know more about IDS/IPS Alerts Report
Examining and evaluating files as they transit in real time for malware and virus: Crystal Eye makes use of a combination of signature and heuristic analysis to classify files to detect and automatically block malicious files in order to prevent the network from being infected. Know more about how to monitor Crystal Eye’s Gateway Scan Summary
Monitoring IDS/IPS Statistics: Crystal Eye’s IDS/IPS statistics can be constantly observed in the security dashboard. The Statistics report is displayed in the form of a visual graphic widget that shows the total number of IDS/IPS related alerts, netflow events, DNS requests, SSH connections and top alerts rule SID triggered on a particular day and at a particular time. Know more about how to Monitor IDS/IPS statistics
Real-time updates regarding the download size and upload size of data in devices connected to the CE network: Detecting anomalies in the Crystal Eye network becomes easier when the CE administrator has capabilities to know the amount of data downloaded and uploaded to a device in the Crystal Eye network. Know more about how to track the size of the data downloaded and uploaded by a particular device
View the devices categorised under various device types in the CE network: This feature decreases the administrative tasks of a system administrator by listing devices according to its device type category. Know how to make use of the network map widget
Analyse protocols used in the CE network: Get a 360 degree view of the various protocols used in the CE network. Measure the traffic size aligned to each protocol. Know more about how to analyse the traffic size related to each protocol in the Crystal Eye network