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Controlling which outbound ip to use

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 21:55 -- Joris

On a linux box with more than one ip address, the outbound ip address isn't always the same. In my experience, on Enterprise Linux it is most often the first added ip, on Debian-based linux it is the last added ip. This uncertainty isn't what you want in a production environment. Luckily, there is a way to control this. This blogpost provides a persistent solution for Enterprise Linux.

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Setting up Logstash

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 17:56 -- Joris

logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). Speaking of searching, logstash comes with a web interface for searching and drilling into all of your logs.

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