grok_exporter log file monitoring

This is another program we can use to export metrics from text log file into prometheus. All necessary descriptions are in github repo – https://github.com/fstab/grok_exporter Grok_exporter works OK although its usage is limited: one grok instance can monitor...

mtail log monitoring – small hints

“mtail” (https://github.com/google/mtail) is so called “whitebox log monitoring solution. But its usage is not exactly straight forward so here are some small hints: Installation (build): install GO following set GOPATH variable (like $HOME/go)...

google-fluentd – add severity

This is just small hint how to add custom key “severity” to the log line sent to Stackdriver log storage: <filter **.clone_wars.**> @type record_transformer enable_ruby <record> severity ${if record["message"] =~ /error/i then...

Google-fluentd small hints

(Written on June 2016) if you want to add custom logs just create new config file in “/etc/google-fluentd/config.d” folder – based on existing conf files after that you must restart google-fluentd service web interface has delays until you will see...