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Backup Log Checks and What They Can Tell You

There is simply no substitute for a recent, accurate backup when it comes to recovering from file or system damage or outages. But that backup must be complete and error-free to make a full recovery possible. That’s why inspecting log… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, DevOps, Linux, Log Analysis, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Windows

Checking Active Directory (AD) Security and Integrity via Log Monitoring

Because AD literally holds the keys to the kingdom for domain-based networks and runtime environments, it’s usually a good idea to keep a close eye on those keys, how they’re being used and what kinds of attacks might be directed… Read More

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Posted in Agent, Log Management, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Windows

Top 5 Questions from the June Walkthrough Webinar

The June Walkthrough Webinar was broadcasted & recorded on June 9th 2016. This broadcast included a Logentries demonstration and live Q&A.
Below is a sample of some of the questions asked by the audience following the demonstration. To try out… Read More

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Posted in Webinar

How to Ensure Self Describing Log Data Using Log4Net

In a previous article, The Benefit of Having an Enterprise Logging Policy, I presented the case for always using self-describing data formats when logging information. Using self-describing formats, such as key-value pairs and JSON, saves time and effort in terms… Read More

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Posted in .Net, DevOps, How To, LEQL, Log Management, Logentries, Uncategorized

How to Log from Azure Virtual Machines

You have evaluated the many IaaS providers out there and you have decided on Azure Compute.  Great choice! Azure is an ideal provider with broad support for various operating systems, programming languages, frameworks, tools, databases and devices. Azure also has… Read More

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Posted in .Net, Agent, Alerts, Cloud, Development, DevOps, How To, JSON, Log Management, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Uncategorized, Virtualization, Windows

Deciphering MySQL Logs: The What, Why, and How

Logs are one of the best ways to understand what a server is doing. Thankfully, MySQL has no shortage of log activity to assist a DBA in its maintenance. It writes out its activity to 5 different logs.  This post… Read More

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Posted in Development, How To, MySQL, Windows

Gathering Process Metrics on the Windows Agent

As we continue to expand Logentries’ powerful search and metric capabilities, we are also looking for new ways to allow our Users to send us critical data. In the newest version of the Windows Agent users can now follow process… Read More

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Posted in Agent, Logentries, Windows

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