Thursday, February 20, 2020

Install Zabbix Agent on CentOS 7 for Zabbix Monitoring

Learn how to install Zabbix Agent on CentOS 7 for Zabbix monitoring. In our previous guides, we covered the installation of Zabbix Server on Debian 10 Buster. This guide will focus on monitoring remote Linux hosts using Zabbix, specifically CentOS 7 host and the related RHEL hosts. Before you can continue, ensure that...

Install Zabbix 4.x from Sources on Debian 10 Buster

Welcome again to our yet another guide on how to install Zabbix 4.x from sources on Debian 10 Buster. In our previous guide, we learnt how to install Zabbix from APT repos. Install Zabbix 4.x from Sources on Debian 10 Buster Prerequisites To begin with, update and...

Install Zabbix Server on Debian 10 Buster

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 Configure SNMP on Debian 10 Buster

This guide will take you through how to install and configure SNMP on Debian 10 Buster for monitoring using either SNMP v2c or v3. If you are looking at monitoring your Debian 10 system with monitoring tools like Nagios, Icinga or any other tools for health information, system metrics such as CPU load, Physical Memory usage, number...

Install Nagios Core on Debian 10 Buster

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Nagios Core on Debian 10 Buster from the source. Nagios is an opensource tool that provides an enterprise-class central monitoring engine for IT monitoring, network monitoring, server and applications monitoring. It also provides a web interface for viewing current status, historical logs, and basic reports.

Install OSSEC Agent on Debian 10 Buster

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...

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...

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...

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...