Thursday, January 13, 2022

How to Monitor IT Infrastructure using Checkmk

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How to Monitor IT Infrastructure using Checkmk
In this tutorial, you will learn how to monitor IT infrastructure using Checkmk. Checkmk is a free and Open Source IT infrastructure monitoring tool, alternative to Nagios. It provides a powerful monitoring of networks, servers, clouds, containers and applications. Fast. Effective. This is an awesome tool. Read more about it on the features page. How to Monitor IT Infrastructure using Checkmk Install...

Ship System Logs to ELK Stack using Elastic Agents

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Ship System Logs to ELK Stack using Elastic Agents
This tutorial will take you through how to ship system logs to ELK stack using Elastic Agents. You might be so used to using Elastic beats such as Filebeat, metricsbeat, Winlogbeat etc. to ship log from your end points to ELK for visualization. However, Elastic has announced the general availability Elastic Agents. Elastic Agent is a single, unified agent...

Detect Changes to Critical Files in Linux using Auditbeat and ELK

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to detect changes to critical files in Linux using Auditbeat and ELK. Auditbeat is one of the elastic beats that according to Elastic page, collects Linux audit framework data and monitor the integrity of the files. It ships these events in real time to the rest of the Elastic Stack for further...

Install Nagios NRPE Agents on Debian 11/Debian 10

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This guide describes how to easily install Nagios NRPE agents on Debian 11/Debian 10. If you want to monitor your Debian hosts using Nagios server, then you need to have the NRPE agents installed on these hosts. Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE) allows you to remotely execute Nagios plugins on other Linux/Unix machines to query machine metrics such as...

Install and Enroll Elastic Agents to Fleet Manager in Linux

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This tutorial will take you through how you can install and enroll Elastic agents to Fleet manager in Linux. According to Elastic Fleet and Elastic Agent overview page; Elastic Agent is a single, unified way to add monitoring for logs, metrics, and other types of data to each host. A single agent makes it easier and faster to deploy monitoring...

Integrate Osquery Manager with ELK Stack

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This guide will take you through how to integrate Osquery manager with ELK Stack. According to their Github page, osquery is a SQL powered operating system instrumentation, monitoring, and analytics framework. It is available for Linux, macOS, Windows, and FreeBSD. It allows you to query the operating system just like you would query any records from the usual relational databases...