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Use FPM to generate rpm deb package from source


In this tutorial I will show you when and why you should use FPM and how easy it is to work with. Imagine you have administrating a cloud environment and there are machines that are spawned quickly, and you would Read More →

Centralized Log Setup awesant elasticsearch logstash and kibana3 part3


This guide will help you setup kibana3 with proper authorization and ldap based authentication. Kibana3 does not comes with any authentication and authorization of its own thus we would be using kibana3_auth which adds authentication and authorization to kibana3 milestone Read More →

Centralized Log Setup awesant elasticsearch logstash and kibana3 part2


This guide will is the continuation of part 1 where we installed logstash, redis and elasticsearch on the logger server. In this guide we will be installing shippers to ship the logs to the logger server. Logstash is compatible Read More →

Centralized Log Setup awesant elasticsearch logstash and kibana3 part1


This guide will help you setup a centralized Logging Setup using some of the best opensource products available today. We will use elasticsearch to index and store our logs, awesant is a lightweight daemon to send the log files to Read More →

Log management using graylog2 0.12.0 on CentOS RHEL


Graylog has released the latest version of graylog server and web interface version 0.12.0. This post will help you install both of these along with the prerequisites elasticsearch which is used to store logs as indices.

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Create your private github using gitlab on CentOS RHEL


Gitlab is a self Hosted Git Management application. You can create projects and repositories, manage access and do code review just like github. It is based on Ruby on Rails and has a free and open-source license (MIT). Source

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Install phpPgAdmin for postrgresql on CentOS RHEL Debian Ubuntu


phpPgAdmin lets you manage postgres databases using a web based management GUI. If you have any experience with phpMyAdmin for MySQL databases you can imagine how phpPgAdmin would work. This post helps you setup phpPgAdmin on your linux box Read More →

Visualize log files using gltail on CentOS RHEL Fedora Debian Ubuntu


View real-time data and statistics from any logfile on any server with SSH, in an intuitive and entertaining way. FEATURES Real-Time Multiple logfiles on multiple servers Configurable layout Multiple logfile parsers (Apache Combined, Rails, IIS, Postfix/spamd/clamd, Nginx, Squid, PostgreSQL, PureFTPD, MySQL, TShark, qmail/vmpop3d) Custom events Show rate, total Read More →

perform cron jobs redundancy using rcron on centos rhel debian ubuntu fedora


rcron is a powerful tool that helps system administrators in setting up cron jobs redundancy and failover over groups of machines. RCRON ensure that a job installed on several machines will only run on the active Read More →

Visualize logs using logstalgia on CentOS RHEL Fedora Debian Ubuntu


Logstalgia is a website traffic visualization that replays or streams web-server access logs as a pong-like battle between the web server and an never ending torrent of requests. Requests appear as colored balls (the same color as the host) which travel Read More →
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