I have spent the last three weeks talking about the new agent parsing feature in Log Insight 3.0. I wanted to wrap-up by discussing why you should use agent parsers.
I have been asked a few times when you may consider having a service account for the Log Insight UI. In general, all activities should be done by an individual user with their own individual credentials. Like most systems, I would advise against the use of the default admin account. There are a couple of […]
I have gone from agents to forwarders so next up is the Log Insight server! Why should you use Log Insight? Let me give you 12 reasons.
I have already talked about the differences between the ILB and an ELB, but I have heard requests for specific reasons why the ILB should be used. How about I give you 12.
Now that I have talked about the new forwarding feature in Log Insight 2.5, I would like to discuss why you should consider using it if you are not already.
When the Log Insight Windows agent was released in version 2.0, the decision to use the agent was easy because Windows does not natively support syslog. Given the release of the Log Insight Linux agent, I have been asked a few times why the agent should be used over already available syslog agents like Rsyslog […]
I have compared the ingestion API to syslog and also explained why you should use the Log Insight agent, but I have never compared the ingestion API to the Log Insight agent. In this post, I will do exactly that. Read on to learn more!
I have covered Log Insight reference architectures in the past, but I have received a few inquiries about large Log Insight deployments. In this post, I will cover a variety of different large Log Insight deployments and the reference architecture information you need to know. Read on to learn more!
From time to time, I hear about the desire to configure two separate Log Insight instances to forward to one another without creating a loop. In this post, I will discuss the reasons for this desired state, the best practice to achieve this desired state and some alternatives to consider. Read on to learn more!
I recently had an issue with my Macbook Pro and used Log Insight to track down the issue. In the process I realized I have not blogged about how to configure macos to log to Log Insight. In this post, I will cover the steps. Read on to learn more!