21 Awesome SSH Log File Analysis Commands

Oct 19, 2015 11:30:00 AM / by Servers Australia 0 Comments

Log file are one of our greatest diagnostic tools. Whenever something goes wrong -- or maybe when it goes right -- you want to find out why in precise detail, but to do that you need to parse, reduce and extract from multi-gigabyte log files.  In this article I give out tips and commands to help you parse log files through the example of the Apache access.log file. 

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Ultimate list of cheatsheets for a SysAdmin

Oct 14, 2015 3:23:28 PM / by Servers Australia 0 Comments


It is a truth universally acknowledged that there is a keyboard shortcut for everything. We’ve rounded up some of the best reference cards, cheatsheets and tutorials from command lines to file extensions, PowerShell to Subnet to ensure you’re never caught short again.

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Does Stormy Weather Interfere with Cloud Computing?

Sep 28, 2015 10:31:46 AM / by Servers Australia 0 Comments

We asked the question to over 3,000 people across Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Save Time with these 15 Hacks for SysAdmins

Sep 22, 2015 10:46:58 AM / by Servers Australia 0 Comments


Here is something I’ve learned as a Linux administrator: when I go into work, everything is boring or on fire. There is no comfortable middle ground. I mean, I’ll either sit around tuning configs and running tests for eight hours, or suddenly it's 10pm and please stop yelling at me. The last sentence is only a bit hyperbolic.

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10 SysAdmin Bloggers You Should Follow

Sep 14, 2015 8:56:09 AM / by Servers Australia 0 Comments

A good administrator knows that there is always more to learn. When you’re left stumped with a security issue or just want to keep ahead of all new developments in the IT world, why not turn to those who know it best? Here are the ten bloggers every SysAdmin should follow:

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