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Monitor ethOS Distro with Elastic Search - 3

December 27, 2017Categories: IT, Software, Tutorial
Once we've set up the data sending from out ethOS machine , we can check that ElasticSearch collects data. With GET /ethos/_count , we get something like: If the count is greather than 0 , we can start analysing the data. Metrics I am currently measuring only machine. Therefore, I've set up some…

Monitor Docker Logs with ELK - 2

December 12, 2017Categories: IT, Tutorial
This second post in the series provides a starting point for visualising the log data. It makes some assumptions that logs are collected in a way described by the first part , so I would suggest to read through it if you haven't already. Verify First, make sure you have some data logged in: You…

Monitor Docker Logs with ELK - 1

December 12, 2017Categories: IT, Tutorial
Following my attempts to monitor ethOS data via ElasticSearch and Kibana , I've thought it would be a good idea to start monitoring the logs produced by my various docker instances. This first part deals with configuring ELK and logspout . Prerequisites I assume the following: ELK is…

Monitor ethOS Distro with Elastic Search - 2

December 6, 2017Categories: IT, Software, Tutorial
Following the previous post , we are now in position to install the monitoring code on the monitoried machine, of course. The easiest way is to download the code on the machine in /home/ethos . Following steps will assume you have the unpacked code in Once you have downloaded the code, you need…

Don't Symlink Indices in ElasticSearch!

November 9, 2017Category: IT
The other day I've been trying to improve the downtime when updating an index in elasticsearch (ES) and I've decided the best approach would be to create a new index and do a symlink to the active one, keeping the valid index. so, my structure would be: Note: this is likely not a best practice…

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