Log Management using Logstash and Kibana on CentOS/ RHEL / Ubuntu

Log files are one of the most important files where almost all useful or sometimes unnecessary information’s are stored in regard to your servers running state. Log files will help us to rescue or identify where or what went wrong if there is any security has been breached or compromised. Log files are the most […]
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How to install Log.io on CentOS 6.4

Log.io is an Opensource Real-time log monitoring tool in your browser having a beautiful dashboard. To install log.io you need to install Node JS and NPM on your machine. Please read this article to install Node JS and NPM . After installing Node JS install log.io following below steps. 1. Install via npm

2. […]
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How to monitor System Logs with Logwatch on CentOS

Logwatch is a powerful and versatile log parser and analyzer. Logwatch is designed to give a unified report of all activity on a server, which can be delivered through the command line or email. Before installing Logwatch we need to update system packages.

Install Logwatch:

Logwatch requires a mail transport agent (MTA) to […]
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How to install Apache’s mod_evasive to prevent DoS/ Brute-Force attacks on CentOS

mod_evasive is an evasive maneuvers module for Apache that provides evasive action in the event of an HTTP DoS attack or brute force attack. It is also designed to be a detection and network management tool, and can be easily configured to talk to ipchains, firewalls, routers, and more. mod_evasive presently reports abuse via email […]
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GoAccess Web Server Log Analyzer

GoAccess is an open source real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix systems. It provides fast and valuable HTTP statistics for system administrators that require a visual server report on the fly. GoAccess parses the specified web log file and outputs the data to the X terminal. Features […]
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