Installing FitNesse for Appian

FitNesse is a fully integrated standalone wiki and acceptance testing framework (as quoted by its official website To facilitate (via automation) unit testing in Appian, FitNesse for Appian is a port/standalone software with customized libraries that allow individual developers to write their own test scripts that can reference specific SAIL interface components. The advantages of having […]

Installing Appian 17.2 on Centos 7

As part of a recent project, I was provided the opportunity to evaluate Appian (a Business Process Management Suite) and how it can fit the requirements. As part of the exploratory phase, I had to understand Appian’s architecture and install an evaluation instance. This post will describe the installation steps I took to get Appian […]

Setting up Centralized Logging with Auditd

In this post, I will talk about how to set up centralized logging using the Auditd daemon, and the audisp-remote plugin. Auditd is the Linux Audit daemon which is responsible for logging events that happen based on the rules defined. The Auditd daemon passes the event records to the audit dispatcher, called audisp. The audit […]