Saturday, September 26, 2020

Install and Configure Filebeat on CentOS 8

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure Filebeat on CentOS 8. Filebeat is one of the Elastic Stack beats, the data shippers for Elasticsearch. Filebeat is a lightweight shipper for forwarding and centralizing log data. Installed as an agent on your servers, Filebeat monitors the log...

Install Zabbix Server on Debian 10 Buster

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Zabbix server on Debian 10 Buster. Zabbix is an enterprise class monitoring solution for any kind of IT infrastructure, services, applications, cloud resources. Install Zabbix Server on Debian 10 Buster Zabbix can be built from the source code or can...

Install and Setup TIG Stack on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and setup TIG Stack on Ubuntu 20.04. TIG stack is a group of powerful open-source monitoring tools, Telegraf, InfluxDB and Grafana where; Telegraf is an open-source server agent for collecting and sending metrics and events from databases, systems, and IoT...

How to Configure SNMP version 3 on Debian 9

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This guide is about how to configure SNMP version 3 on Debian 9. There are three major versions of SNMP that have so far been developed; version SNMPv1, SNMPv2c and SNMPv3. Both version 2c and 3 have improved feature performance in terms of performance, flexibility and security-wise. Our previous guide covers how to configure SNMP Version 2c on Debian...

Setup Kibana Elasticsearch and Fluentd on CentOS 8

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Hello there. In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup Kibana Elasticsearch and Fluentd on Ubuntu CentOS 8. Normally, you would setup Elasticsearch with Logstash, Kibana and beats. But in this setup, we will see how Fluentd can be used instead of Logstash and Beats to collect and ship logs to Elasticsearch, a search and analytics...

Install OSSEC Agent on Debian 10 Buster

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install OSSEC Agent on Debian 10 Buster. OSSEC is an open source host intrusion detection system (HIDS) that can be used to performs log analysis, integrity checking, Windows registry monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response. OSSEC is build upon server-agent model. This...

How to Install OSSEC Agent on Solaris 11.4

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure OSSEC agent on Solaris 11.4. Note that this is not an official guide but rather a documentation of the steps that I took myself in order to get OSSEC agent working on Solaris 11.4. Just like we have explained in our other tutorials regarding installation of OSSEC...

Install Elasticsearch 7.x on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9.8

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Today we are going to learn how to install Elasticsearch 7.x on Ubuntu 18.04/Debian 9.8. Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed, RESTful, JSON-based search and analytics engine based on the Lucene library. It is one of the major components of Elastic (ELK) stack. Elasticsearch 7.0.0, based on Lucene 8.0.0, has just been released and...

Install and Configure SNMP on CentOS 8

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Welcome to our guide on how to install and configure SNMP on CentOS 8. SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol. It is an Internet Standard protocol that provides an agentless method of managing and monitoring of network devices and servers for health information, system metrics such as CPU load, Physical Memory usage, number of running processes, service states or any...

Install Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Ubuntu 20.04. Icinga 2 is a scalable and extensible opensource monitoring solution that checks the availability of various network resources including host metrics such as system uptime, load, memory, disk free space, running processes, network services such as HTTP,...