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Rsyslog to clean up /var/log/messages

Situation: Not all applications and utilities have been developed to log their messages intelligently or to their own location.

Complication: This can lead to logging bloat, especially for messages that are purely informational and noisy. 140 more words

New leap second at the end of the year

A new leap second will be introduced at the end of 2016. We have six months to get ready, but this time it may be easier than before as several timekeeping software have implemented some “leap smear” algorithm, which seems to be a very popular approach nowadays; e.g.: … 225 more words


How to implement SysLog in cakephp 3.x

To enable the syslog past the following code in the config/app.php file

‘Log’ => [

        ‘error’ => [

            ‘engine’ => ‘Syslog’,

            ‘levels’ => [’emergency’, ‘alert’, ‘critical’, ‘error’], 25 more words

How I configure a docker host with CFEngine

After some lengthy busy times I’ve been able to restart my work on Docker. Last time I played with some containers to create a Consul… 430 more words


fluentd: Install fluent-plugin-mysql on RHEL 7

fluent-plugin-mysql is a fluentd plugin that allows you to send logdata to MySQL/Mariadb database. However, it is a bit hard to find the exact details on how to install this in RHEL 7 (minimal install). 21 more words


Analyzing vSphere with Free Tools "Syslog"

Virtualization is a great technology, but sometimes it can be hard getting a closer look into your environment.  Over the next few post I am going talk about a few free tools that I use in my environment.   136 more words

An init system in a Docker container

Here’s another quick post about docker, sorry again if it will come out a bit raw.

In my previous post I talked about my first experiments with docker. 701 more words