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Elkwin update - 3.7.0

Elkwin 3.7.0 comes with the latest versions of Elasticsearch (5.6.0), Logstash (5.6.0) and Kibana (5.6.0). Node.js binary in the Kibana package is now delivered as 64-bit.

Live backup of QEMU/KVM/libVirt virtual machines via Duplicity

The script below can be used to implement an efficient, secure and live backup of QEMU/KVM/libVirt virtual machines via Duplicity. It accepts the domain name as a parameter and can handle offline domains and multiple disks as well. XML domain definition is also made as a part of the backup. The Duplicity part is configured for an sftp transfer in our example, but can be adjusted for other types of operations Duplicity supports.

Elkwin update - 3.6.0

Elkwin 3.6.0 comes with the latest versions of Elasticsearch (5.5.1), Logstash (5.5.1) and Kibana (5.5.1). We have also updated Java server JRE to the latest available version (Java 8 u144). Node.js binary in the Kibana package is now delivered as 64-bit.

Give users access to read non-inherited folder permissions

If you have a Windows folder structure with many non-inherited folders, it may be necessary to give a group of users access to read permissions only, to meet requirements from help desk or staff monitoring compliance. Assuming that you have administrator access to the Windows computer, the Powershell-based recipe below may help you:

Pre-work:

Nagwin update - 2.9.0

Nagios

Nagwin 2.9.0 is contains the latest version of Nagios Core (4.3.2) containing lots of fixes and enhancements. We have also updated Cygwin and GNU tools to their latest versions.

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