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How we shaved the poodle

In this post I’ll describe how we used CFEngine to apply fixes to apache and nginx to defuse the infamous poodle bug. The post is a bit rushed, in the hope it may still be useful to someone. 1,358 more words


Checking Malicious IP using Alienvault Reputation Monitor

Today I configured syslog requested by my colleague from security team. I configured syslog in Juniper M7i as the following :

salman@MYROUTER# show
authorization any; 154 more words

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Splunking pfSense

I’ve decided to switch to Splunk for my syslog parser. I was using Syslog Watcher, however I realized that I need something that I can customize to correctly parse the data coming from pfSense. 446 more words


Convert Syslog Events to a JSON Stream

The syslog-ng project serves as a general replacement for rsyslog (the default syslog daemon incarnation on Ubuntu and other distributions). It allows you to simply defining… 708 more words


The Pure Storage Content Pack 1.0 for VMware vCenter Log Insight

The Pure Storage Content Pack for VMware vCenter Log Insight is now live on the VMware Solution Exchange! Download it today for free. As past posts have shown I have done a decent amount of work with Log Insight here at Pure and in my previous job. 1,254 more words


git: some tricks

I used RCS, CVS and SVN in the past, so I am not new to version control. GIT is a bit different from them, by the way, and is new to me, so I need to write down things before I learn them by earth. 1,693 more words


Test dummies on sale!

Someone in the CFEngine community said that configuration management is a big hammer: you can manage a zillion of systems with ease. Or wreck them, with the same ease. 4,819 more words