Realtime Web Server Log Metrics This is a sample config that uses nxlog to tail web access logs in Combined Log Format, pull out the status code and bytes sent and send them to statsd so they can be graphed using Graphite. It’s a simple way to see if your web server is returning errors over time or how […]

Simple Step : Configuring Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Replica. This new Windows Server 2012 feature enables you to replicate a virtual machine to another host or into the cloud, instead of moving the virtual machine, and to synchronize all virtual machine changes from the primary host to the host that holds the replica. In some cases, you might want to have a spare copy […]

Step by Step : Encrypting User Data with EFS in Windows Server 2012 R2 EFS, we might heard it before, or we might never heard it at all, or perhaps we don’t even bother about it existence… Anyway, what’s EFS??? EFS is a feature that can encrypt your data that are stored on an NTFS-formatted partition. This feature is available to all users by default. You can also use EFS to encrypt […]

Zabbix + ELK In A Box What Is Zabbix + ELK In A Box – A while ago we started asking ourselves the question, “What could we do to make it easier for our users to collect application performance metrics, infrastructure performance metrics and easily export them for purposes of visualization, modelling and forecasting”. What we came up […]

Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana for Windows Event Logs Part 1 of 4 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 Have you heard of Logstash / ElasticSearch / Kibana? I don’t wanna oversell it, but it’s AMAZING! I’ll start with a screenshot. You know you want this. I have to blur a few things to keep some 53cr375 about my environment. […]