Collecting ONSSI Ocularis CS RC-C Logs with nxlog / Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana3

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. That’s quite a title. I work with an ONSSI Ocularis CS setup. Originally installed with NetDVMS, but upgraded to RC-C. This post builds upon a couple earlier posts http://www.ragingcomputer.com/2014/02/logstash-elasticsearch-kibana-for-windows-event-logs http://www.ragingcomputer.com/2014/02/sending-windows-event-logs-to-logstash-elasticsearch-kibana-with-nxlog What does all this mean? This heavily redacted screenshotContinue reading “Collecting ONSSI Ocularis CS RC-C Logs with nxlog / Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana3”

Sending Windows Event Logs to Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana with nxlog

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. Part 3 of 4 – Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 4 This is a continuation of http://www.ragingcomputer.com/2014/02/logstash-elasticsearch-kibana-for-windows-event-logs Again, I took a lot of inspiration from http://sysxfit.com/blog/2013/07/18/logging-with-logstash-part-3/ The nxlog reference manual is surprisingly well written with excellent examples.Continue reading “Sending Windows Event Logs to Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana with nxlog”

Securing Elasticsearch / Kibana with nginx

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. Part 2 of 4 – Part 1 – Part 3 – Part 4 This is a continuation from http://www.ragingcomputer.com/2014/02/logstash-elasticsearch-kibana-for-windows-event-logs The great folks working on Kibana have been so awesome as to provide an example nginx configuration! https://github.com/elasticsearch/kibana/blob/master/sample/nginx.conf Kibana promptingContinue reading “Securing Elasticsearch / Kibana with nginx”

Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana for Windows Event Logs

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. 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 wantContinue reading “Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana for Windows Event Logs”

Windows Grab Frames for Time Lapse

It’s that time again! Another construction project at work! It was decided that I would run another time-lapse webcam of the construction process. This was a little last-minute. Our electrician mounted an analog camera and plugged into a network video encoder. http://www.axis.com/products/cam_m7001/ I haven’t had time to set up a proper linux box to manageContinue reading “Windows Grab Frames for Time Lapse”

HTTP Live Streaming Windows Desktop to Roku Using VLC

I should stop reading Reddit when I’ve got some time to kill. It ends up eating into time I don’t have to kill. http://www.reddit.com/r/Roku/comments/1b9uuv/stream_desktop_to_roku/c95f2nl HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) looks pretty easy to do with VLC. http://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Streaming_HowTo/Streaming_for_the_iPhone It requires having a local web server. xampp is my favorite way to install apache on windows. You couldContinue reading “HTTP Live Streaming Windows Desktop to Roku Using VLC”

Nexus 7 USB Webcam with Torque Track Recorder

I’ve never wanted to embed a tablet in my dash more than I do right now. While browsing reddit a couple days ago, I came across this post about using a USB webcam with an OTG adapter. Which lead me to this page about Nexus 7 webcam. I am a huge fan of Torque OBDIIContinue reading “Nexus 7 USB Webcam with Torque Track Recorder”

The RIPINATOR – Semi-automated DVD Ripping

The Ripinator!!! Motivation: My fiance and I have a stack of DVDs. They’re dusty and inconvenient. I wanted to rip them to my network storage so I can easily watch them from my Boxee Box. It’s not that I’m lazy, but I hate doing repetative things if I can automate it. Overview: I’m using PerlContinue reading “The RIPINATOR – Semi-automated DVD Ripping”

Rimage DTP-4500 RAS 13 Serial Port Cable

I suppose this post is a little out of order. It should have preceded Rimage DTP-4500 RAS 13 Initialization Sequence I had popped the side off my RAS 13 and looked at the port that had been used to control the autoloader. It was a mini din 8 pin port. It was connected to aContinue reading “Rimage DTP-4500 RAS 13 Serial Port Cable”

Perl One-Click DVD Rip with Win32::DriveInfo andDVDFab 8

Continuing my current obsession with ripping DVDs is my perlification of jmos1277’s Automated DVD ripping script using DVDFab I’m using DVDFab to rip since it doesn’t seem to get tripped up as often with weird copy protection crap. Luckily, Win32::DriveInfo will give me the volume name of the DVD. If I get time, I’ll rewriteContinue reading “Perl One-Click DVD Rip with Win32::DriveInfo andDVDFab 8”