I figured it was time to share my current template again, as much has changed since Logstash 1.2. Among the changes include:
doc_values everywhere applicable Defaults for all numeric types, using doc_values Proper mapping for the raw sub-field Leaving the message field analyzed, and with no raw sub-field Added ip, latitude, and longitude fields to the geoip […]
I have been busy working on Curator 1.1.0 since Elasticsearch released version 1.0, with Snapshot/Restore capability. It’s taken some time to get things to work the way I wanted them, but the results are good!
With the advent of Logstash 1.4.1, I wanted to make sure everyone knows about the new collectd codec.
In Logstash 1.3.x, we introduced the collectd input plugin. It was awesome! We could process metrics in Logstash, store them in Elasticsearch and view them with Kibana. The only downside was that you could only get around […]
Deprecated: See http://untergeek.com/2014/06/13/curator-1-1-0-released/
I had a lot of fun writing what was once logstash_index_cleaner.py. That script was then rolled into Logstash’s expire-logs github repository. It’s been through several revisions and iterations since then, but the newest incarnation is the best. Check out my blog post at elasticsearch.org on […]
Of course, that is only partially true. The search engine really only saved me money from having to have a service technician come to my house to do a 10 minute repair.
“So what happened?” you might ask. I was working in my office at home. It seemed a bit warm, but it was 105°F/40.6°C outside. […]
Zabbix 2.2 will be the first version which will allow web scenario templating. But in the days of 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0, I had (still have) serious shortcomings in web monitoring to overcome. I had hundreds of URLs which needed monitoring with a large bulk of them being nearly identical, or at least having identical […]
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