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DevOps Automation Cookbook by Michael Duffy

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Installing a Sensu server

Setting up Sensu and its pre-requisites is reasonably straightforward, and it should take little time to set it up and configure some initial checks. This recipe will show you how to install Sensu Core and Uchiwa as its dashboard. Thus, giving you both a powerful and scalable Sensu server; however, it only gives you a single place to examine any issues. Using Uchiwa allows you to have multiple Sensu servers across many sites and still have a singular place to examine them in a graphical fashion.

Lastly, we will also set up SSL keys to ensure that the communication between the Sensu queue and its subscribing hosts remains confidential.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you require an Ubuntu 14.04 server to host both Sensu Core ...

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