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Elasticsearch - Common maintenance tasks

If you have to administrate an Elasticsearch cluster, there are some common maintenance tasks that you will have to run to keep your data growth under control, backup your indexes and keep the cluster updated.

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Access to Elasticsearch with Cerebro via SSL+LDAP

One of the main plugins we were using with our 2.x Elasticsearch cluster was KOPF. This plugin was a web interface to the Elasticsearch API and it was an easy way of performing common tasks on our Elasticsearch cluster.

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Using Zabbix with PostgreSQL as the database backend

We started using Zabbix to monitor the IT infrastructure at The University of Oslo in 2014. During all this time we have been running all our Zabbix servers on VMware virtual servers with an acceptable level of performance.

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PgBackMan - Release version 1.2.0

It has been a while since the last release of PgBackMan and with this version we hope to start a new period with more frequent releases.

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Zabbix-CLI - Release version 1.7.0

A new version of Zabbix-CLI has been released to the public. Source files, RPM and DEB files are available at GitHub.

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Examples from the new version of Zabbix-CLI - v.1.6.0

Just before Christmas we launched a new version of the Zabbix-CLI client we have developed at The University of Oslo.

Zabbix-CLI 1.6.0 implements some new options for configuring the client and some new commands to handle maintenance periods in Zabbix via Zabbix-CLI.