One of the nice things about cPanel-based servers is the way that they keep the location of key files in the same place across all the various cPanel versions. Due to this consistency one always knows where to look for logs files for all services running on a cPanel server.Continue reading “Locations of Common Log Files on cPanel Servers”
What is Logstash?
Logstash is a free, open source, server-side data collection and processing engine which uses dynamic pipelining capabilities. It takes in information from multiple data sources, reconstructs it, and then sends it to a destination of our choice. Logstash also cleans and modifies the data for use in an advanced outbound analytics and visualization use cases. It is the L in the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) and is typically responsible for sending data to Elasticsearch.Continue reading “How to Install Logstash”
What is Graylog Sidecar?
Graylog Sidecar is a nimble configuration management framework for various log collectors called backends. The Graylog master node acts as a centrally located hub that contains the configurations of the log collectors. Sidecar can run as a service on both Windows and Linux servers.Continue reading “How to Install Graylog Sidecar”