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Adding Nagios Logs to Splunk

Now that we have all these systems working correctly under OSX its time to start making them work together a little. First up I want to add the nagios logs to splunk. This is very easy, you can get this … Continue reading

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Custom Weather Notifications with Growl

Last night I download Prowl on my iPhone and setup my growl to work with it. It’s very cool stuff together, i’ve been using growl forever. Anyway tonight I was reading in this thread in the prowl forum where one … Continue reading

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Splunk on OSX

Another tool that I like use is Splunk. Now we use a different set of tools for log monitoring and management at work, but I enjoy using splunk at home. The good thing about Splunk on OSX is that they … Continue reading

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OSSEC on OSX

Next up for reinstall is OSSEC. OSSEC is an Open Source Host-basted Intrusion Detection System. I also had this installed before the i reinstalled OSX. To install OSSEC just follow the default instructions and everything works out just fine. Note, … Continue reading

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Cacti on OSX

To continue on with monitoring my home network environment with the some of the tools I use to monitor my work environment I’m reinstalling Cacti. Now before the reload of my mac I had cacti running and graphs for at … Continue reading

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