Psad is a tool used to analyse iptables log messages to detect port scans and other suspicious traffic. Continue reading
Installing a Graylog2 log management platform for collecting, indexing, and analysing data. Continue reading
Install AWStats< to analyse Apache log files. Continue reading
Log Parser is one of those great tools that makes your IIS logs analysis easier. Continue reading
This page contains notes for moving Zabbix 1.8.11 MySQL database, hosted on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine, to the new Ubuntu 14.04 server and upgrading to Zabbix version 2.2 LTS release.
Zabbix 2.2 is chosen due to an LTS release, which will be supported until November 2018. Continue reading
Configuring SNMP on Mikrotik RB751G-2HnD router for Zabbix monitoring system. Continue reading
DenyHosts is a Python script that monitors server’s access logs to prevent brute force attacks. The script automatically blocks SSH attacks by adding entries to
/etc/hosts.deny. Continue reading
Setting up smartmontools and hddtemp to analyse and monitor storage devices. Continue reading
VoIPmonitor is one of those open source tool for SIP VoIP calls monitoring and troubleshooting which you turn to when running into esoteric VoIP problems. What we like about it the most is that calls can be saved to a PCAP file and then further debugged with WireShark. Continue reading
Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays information on your desktop.
Stunnel is a program designed to work as SSL encryption wrapper, thus can be used to add SSL functionality to Conky’s built-in IMAP feature. Continue reading