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Multiple configuration files for logstash

Structure of a config file: A Logstash config file has a separate section for each type of plugin you want to add to the event processing pipeline.

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List and check alias in elasticsearch

This post gives an example how to check an alias or aliases in elasticsearch with the REST-API.

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List all used IP addresses in a network

nmap - Network exploration tool and security / port scanner - allows to scan an entire network and list all used or assigned IP addresses in a private network. This post shows a little example.

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Convert from CSV to JSON with logstash

logstash allows with various plugins a quick solution, to convert CSV input to JSON output.

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Check optional scripts in rpm file

RPM allows optional scripts to be executed within the install and remove operation.

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Correct Rpmdb

Seeing this Rpmdb checksum is invalid: dCDPT(pkg checksums) in RedHat or CentOS?

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