Configure OSSEC to send alerts from Gmail

Setting up any system analyzer, we want to always keep a track on all events happened in our machines. The best way to make that – email alerts. It means every time when application gets alert, it’s going to forward the copy of it to your email.

By default applications like OSSEC supports only local mail servers. But what if we just don’t have them? What if we use only tools like Gmail, Yahoo etc.? At that rate we could build mail relay listening on 25 port for applications work.

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Infrastructure from scratch. Part 10. Testing

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This is the last part of my Junior Ops cycle. Who reads it ever?

The proper testing can reduce troubleshooting stuff and speed up development-commit-deploy lifecycle. There are many kinds of software testing, each of them has a specific area. Here I’d like to concentrate on 2 areas: performance testing and load testing. I’m dealing with them choosing Yandex.Tank.

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