ELK Stack Parsing Apache Log Files

Anyone looking at log management for various reasons has probably heard the name ELK thrown around whenever the conversation turns to open source solutions. This stack is composed of three different tools, Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana which come together to… Continue Reading


LVM Duplicate of PV exists on unknown device

If you’re arriving at this post, clearly, things are not going well. You’ve booted up your system and wound up with some odd LVM errors (if you’ve determined that they are LVM I suppose). There’s very little definitive information out… Continue Reading


Setting a Static IP Monitoring Interface in Security Onion

It is HIGHLY recommended to try to find a way to use Security Onion as intended, with a passive (non-IP assigned) port for monitoring in a TAP configuration. Even so, sometimes a simple passive or tap port is just not… Continue Reading


VNC Tunnel to Kali Linux with mRemoteNG

To say that this is a bit of a pain is somewhat understating the problem (though, no worse than formatting a WordPress article). The latest versions of Kali (including the just released kali-rolling) do not have functionality with gnome over… Continue Reading