August 2014

Cunning plan for upgrading jails

After a lengthy Twitter discussion this afternoon, and a post to the forums, I decided to alter my ezjail basejail. The issue: when you update the basejail, /etc/rc.d and /etc/periodic do not get updated. This is by design. I wanted those directories to get updated. So I have changed the basejail. I will outline first, …

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Getting logstash-forwarder working

I’m doing some work with logstash-forwarder as part of a consolidation effort to get all the logs into one place, and using logstash to put them into Elasticsearch. logstash-fowarder requires the Go programming language, and that will be our first step. Installing go, the programming language I am assuming you are installing go at /usr/local; …

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