Logstash – VCSA 6.0

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Logstash – VCSA 6.0 As I have begun upgrading portions of my lab to vSphere 6.x I came across the difference in parsing syslog messages from the new VCSA which was different than previous versions. I was basically getting grokparsefailure Continue reading

Ansible – HAProxy

Ansible – HAProxy In this previous post I setup KeepAliveD using a fictitious tenant using Ansible. In this post I will be building upon that same configuration and creating the HAProxy setup. Below is the vars/tenant_1.yml file that contains the specific Continue reading

Ansible – KeepAliveD

Ansible – KeepAliveD In this post I am creating a fictitious tenant using a vars file which looks like below. /tenant_1.yml — tenant_name: tenant_1 config_forward_rules_allow_spec: false tenant_subnets: – { tenant_subnet: ‘192.168.70.0/24′ } # Web – { tenant_subnet: ‘192.168.71.0/24′ } # Continue reading

Ansible Playbook – GlusterFS – Apache

Ansible – GlusterFS – Apache I wanted to share some of these playbooks for reference to others who may be attempting to do something similar. Overall I am setting up some Ubuntu servers which will be used for different functions Continue reading

vSphere 6.0 Syslog Configuration

vSphere 6.0 Syslog Configuration So in setting up a new ELK Stack from scratch (more on this later) and also standing up the GA release of vSphere 6.0 I had to go through setting up syslog from the hosts once again. Continue reading