December 1, 2007 | Dominique Karg

OSSIM Mobile now available ;-)

Well, kindof at least… Since Apple’s iPhone is basically a stripped down MacosX and it has some nice toys to play with, I thought I’d give the provided python port a try and fire up the OSSIM agent. As expected everything worked like a charm and getting ossim up & running was very easy. Here…

November 30, 2007 | Dominique Karg

MySQL performance tuning applied to OSSIM. Case 1.

I’d like to share my first actual success on mysql tuning, after having spent a couple of days reading everything I could about the matter (and still waiting for the books to arrive). From what I’ve seen a very important point on DB optimization is the right table design, followed by the right queries and finally…

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November 28, 2007 | Dominique Karg

MySQL Performance Tuning

I’ve finally decided to learn everything I could about MySQL performance tuning; we’re working on highly tuned appliances and this is a must for high-traffic environments. I’d like to share my first findings on interesting stuff and encourage comments on the matter, which seems as deep as any science. These last days we&rsquo…

November 26, 2007 | Dominique Karg

Plugin Tree && Graph installer update

I thought I’d post a plugin tree I just hacked together here. It uses a javascript library and could be useful to someone. I’m not posting the complete tree here since the page is about 1MB big. As a little extra, below is some sample output from the graph package installer. Pablo’s almost done…

November 25, 2007 | Dominique Karg

Tutorial 1: Host Inventory using OSSIM

This post will be the first of a series of tutorials describing how to accompliush certain useful things using OSSIM. A friendly IT teacher from Oklahoma suggested that it would be a good idea, and I have to agree. And on top, it’s relaxing 😊. So here we go, this first installment will focus on deploying…

November 24, 2007 | Dominique Karg

Installer updates.

Let’s get a first meaningful update running too. We have been working hard these last weeks to get the installer out and polish some outstanding issues. After the initial releases, our priorities are now focused on: Get an updater done (will be included with 1.0.4) Fix some remaining issues (two persons have reported hangs at specific OS installation stages) …