The Graylog Blog


Back to Basics: Monitoring Graylog

Once you have Graylog fully up and running, it’s best to implement a plan for monitoring your system to make sure everything is operating correctly. Graylog already provides various ways to access internal metrics, but we are often asked what to monitor specifically. In this post, we’ll provide a list of both host and Graylog metrics that you should monitor regularly as well as a guide about on how to access the data.

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Announcing Graylog v2.2.0-rc.1

Today we are releasing the first RC of Graylog v2.2. It is a feature-complete release that brings us closer to GA, pending no major issues. We could continue to use your help by providing feedback for this release candidate. Please report bugs and any other issues in our GitHub graylog-server repo.

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Announcing Graylog 2.1.3

Today we are releasing Graylog 2.1.3. This release includes many bug-fixes and improvements thanks to the feedback from our users! We highly recommend that you upgrade if you are currently using 2.1.2. Please report bugs and any other issues in our GitHub graylog-server repo.

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Back to Basics: Enhance Windows Security with Sysmon and Graylog

Previously we discussed how you can use Graylog Collector Sidecar to configure Filebeat and work with Logfiles. Now we’ll show you how to use the winlogbeat to get the Windows Event Log over to your Graylog Installation. This will be useful if you are running Windows Servers in your environment or have a fleet of workstations that you are responsible for and want to have the additional information added to your already present central logfile system.

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Protecting Graylog from Data Ransom Attacks

As you may have read, there are currently ongoing data ransom attacks on misconfigured databases like MongoDB and Elasticsearch. The attacks are not exploiting a security issue in these tools, but hackers simply search for instances that are not password protected and are accessible from the internet.

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