Kibana3 Automated Email Reports Using Windows

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. Since I mostly deal with Windows computers, and partially because I couldn’t figure out why phantomjs on my debian netinstall rendered fonts to be UGLY, I figured I’d use one of the many windows computers to render and emailContinue reading “Kibana3 Automated Email Reports Using Windows”

Removing Old Records for Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. Part 4 of 4 – Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 Now that you’ve got all your logs flying through logstash into elasticsearch, how to remove old records that are no longer doing anything but consuming spaceContinue reading “Removing Old Records for Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana”

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”

Searching IRC Activity with Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. To make sure I understood how to find data using Kibana3, I started collecting input from IRC. I have a ZNC bouncer set up on my network. 192.168.1.10 http://wiki.znc.in/ZNC I have it set to Keep Buffer, Prepend Timestamps. TimestampContinue reading “Searching IRC Activity with Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana”

Monitoring pfsense with Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana

Edit: This post is pretty old and Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana have evolved a lot since it was written. I have been on a logging kick (or obsession) lately. See the previous series of posts. I’ll start with a picture. This is seriously cool. If you’re running pfsense, you want this. BACKGROUND My home network is pretty boring.Continue reading “Monitoring pfsense with Logstash / Elasticsearch / Kibana”

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”

MediaServer Setup Notes

Maybe someone will find my notes helpful Configuration Overview Win 8 Classic Shell http://www.classicshell.net/ autologin http://www.howtogeek.com/112919/how-to-make-your-windows-8-computer-logon-automatically/ Installed SABnzbd/Sickbeard/CouchPotato/uTorrent/Plex Media Server SABnzbd/Sickbeard/CouchPotato in startup folder Internal 3TB drive mounted as Z: Video stored in Z:VideoTV Z:VideoMovies Z:VideoMoviesAnime Z:VideoMoviesChildrens Z:VideoMoviesClassic Z:VideoMoviesDocumentary I just move movies around after CouchPotato renames/adds metadata I have plex media server set toContinue reading “MediaServer Setup Notes”