After several years of growth and change in my personal infrastructure, I’ve eventually hit enough bottlenecks on my N36L Microserver to need to upgrade, as usual this led to a full overhaul enough fun to make it a proper project, however with the complexity I’ve managed to build up over the years of projects and different services I’ve introduced (along with the unsupported hack of an SSD in my existing . . .
In previous posts I’ve looked at the setup of AlienVault OSSIM and managing logs from both Windows and Linux Operating Systems. However as any admin knows dealing with servers is only half the battle when it comes to logs, network devices are arguably the most important part. In this post we’ll be looking at log management for Juniper JUNOS, Cisco IOS and VMWare EXSi devices in particular, all of which . . .
Update: The host mentioned in this infrastructure has since been replaced with another the upgrade process is covered here. My personal infrastructure has gone through a number of iterations. Starting as a 450mhz Pentium 3 Ubuntu 7.04 server running SMB on a single 5400 RPM IDE disk cobbled together through a BT home hub and some cheap megabit switches, it later became an Ubuntu 14.06 host on a laptop with . . .