elasticsearch.service; disabled

After upgrading to Elasticsearch 2.0 (running on Debian 8 “Jessie”), I noticed it didn’t start automatically anymore.  A service elasticsearch status returned this:

 elasticsearch.service - Elasticsearch
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/elasticsearch.service; disabled)
   Active: active (running) since Fri 2015-10-30 23:27:04 CET; 23min ago

Notice the disabled part? You need to manually enable it again.

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Cisco ASA alerts and Kibana

KibanaToday we will be sending alerts from my Cisco ASA firewall to Kibana. As I was looking how to configure this, I found some examples of how to do this, but none of them really worked, so I started “hobbying” myself and created something that works really well.

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Apache access logs in Kibana

KibanaI needed a more convenient way to view my Apache access logs, other than tailing the access logs files on my webserver. Why not use Kibana for this? It not only shows you the access log lines, it also lets you create nice graphs about visitors, response codes, user agents, etcetera.

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I’m back!

Hi everyone, I’m back!

I’m doing some new projects I’d like to share with the world, so I reanimated my old ‘ICT’ Blog to put some stuff online again. I also reposted my old article on Webalizer, as I still saw a lot of requests to that post in my webserver logs.

Well, this is it for now, more to come soon!