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Setup HAProxy Load Balancer on Fedora 30/Fedora 29

This guide will take you through how to setup HAProxy Load balancer on Fedora 30/Fedora 29. HAProxy provides high availability, load balancing and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications. There are different algorithms that HAProxy uses for load balancing. Some of the commonly used ones include; Roundrobin - This is the default algorithm and it...

Install Grafana Plugins Behind a Proxy server

This is a quick guide on how to install Grafana plugins behind a proxy server. If you have tried, to install or try to list available Grafana plugins when you are behind a proxy, you might have experienced errors as; grafana-cli plugins list-remote Failed to send requesterrorGet https://grafana.com/api/plugins/repo: net/http: request canceled...

Send Windows logs to Elastic Stack using Winlogbeat and Sysmon

In this guide, we are going to learn how to send Windows logs to Elastic Stack using Winlogbeat and Sysmon. Winlogbeat is an Elastic Beat that is used to collect windows system application, security, system or hardware events. Sysmon (System Monitor) on the other hand is a windows application that is used to monitor and log system...

Configure HAProxy Load Balancer with SSL on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 10/9

In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure HAProxy load balancer with SSL on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 10/9. HAProxy is the de-factor opensource solution providing very fast and reliable high availability, load balancing and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications. As such, HAProxy is suited for very high traffic web sites. Configure HAProxy...

Setup Multi-node Elasticsearch 7.x Cluster on Fedora 30/Fedora 29/CentOS 7

In this guide, we are going to learn how to setup multi-node Elasticsearch 7.x cluster on Fedora 30/Fedora 29/CentOS 7. So what is Elasticsearch cluster? An Elasticsearch cluster is a group of nodes that have the same cluster.name attribute. As nodes join or leave a cluster, the cluster automatically reorganizes itself to evenly distribute the data across...

How to Clone a Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi

Having trouble with cloning a virtual machine in VMware ESXi? Worry no more. This guide will take you through how to clone a virtual machine on VMware ESXi. How to Clone a Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi To clone a virtual machine on VMware ESXi host, all you need to do...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Debian 10 Buster

So if you have installed Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox, you might have realized that it is not in full-screen view by default. If you need to set it to full-screen view, follow though this guide on how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Debian 10 Buster. There are so many feature that VirtualBox Guest additions can...

Install Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox. Debian 10 Buster has just been released and if you want to run it, you can simply setup a VirtualBox VM and spin it. That is what this guide is about, spinning Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox. Install...

Install MariaDB 10.4 on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9

This guide demonstrates how to install MariaDB 10.4 on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9. MariaDB 10.4.6 is the latest stable release. MariaDB 10.4 has come with a whole lot changes and improvements. Install MariaDB 10.4 on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9 To install MariaDB 10.4, we are going to use MariaDB APT...

Install and Configure Elastic Auditbeat on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure Elastic Auditbeat on Ubuntu 18.04. Auditbeat is a lightweight data shipper that is used to collect audit events for users and system processes. It can also be used to detect changes to critical files, like binaries and configuration files, and identify potential security policy...