I am a Newbie to Graylog and want to get stated asap. I installed the Graylog OVA on an VM. I can access the Graylog via my browser.
Now a want to send LogData to the Server.
I have some applications that write LogFiles and I want to see this Data in my browser.
I have two application that write LogFiles on a Linux server an about 3 that write LogFiles on a Windwos 2012 Server.
What is the best way to start. What do I have to configure so that I can see all the LogMessages.
If you need any more informations just aks.
You have to ship these log messages to Graylog, for example by using a log shipper such as Filebeat, Winlogbeat, or NXLOG.
If you don’t want to configure these log shippers manually, you can use the Graylog Collector Sidecar:
Also make sure to read http://docs.graylog.org/en/2.3/pages/sending_data.html
thx for your help. I will try the Graylog Collector Sidecar.
At the moment I have another Problem.
When I am trying to access the webinterface, this error occures.
Graylog is restarting...
There is no Graylog web application running at the moment, please reload this page in a minute. It can take
up to 1-2 minutes until all services are running properly. In case this is a permanent error, check the
Check if all services are running - sudo graylog-ctl status shows an overview of all running services
Check for errors in log files - Relevant services write log files here: /var/log/graylog/*/current
Ask for help - If there is no way to fix the issue ask for help: https://github.com/Graylog2/graylog2-
I checked all services an the first output I recieve is:
**sudo: unable to resolve host graylog**
run: elasticsearch: (pid 26821) 3s; run: log: (pid 792) 506931s
run: etcd: (pid 14909) 13828s; run: log: (pid 800) 506931s
run: graylog-server: (pid 819) 506931s, got TERM; run: log: (pid 793) 506931s
run: mongodb: (pid 14919) 13827s; run: log: (pid 801) 506931s
run: nginx: (pid 14923) 13827s; run: log: (pid 799) 506931s
Is there a way to reset the OVA to “default settings”?
You can use the following command for cleaning all custom configuration and data from the OVA:
# sudo graylog-ctl cleanse
See http://docs.graylog.org/en/2.3/pages/configuration/graylog_ctl.html#configuration-commands for details.
Also make sure to check the logs of the Graylog node for possible error and warning messages before cleaning:
thanks for your tipps.
Can you help me with the nxlog config. I am trying to send Log-Messages from
/PATH/name.log to my graylog Server. I am talking about a application log so there is no standard structure.
I have already cared about Firewall Rules, that should work without any problems.
At the moment my nxlog.conf looks like this:
## This is a sample configuration file. See the nxlog reference manual about the
## configuration options. It should be installed locally and is also available
## online at http://nxlog.org/docs/
## Please set the ROOT to the folder your nxlog was installed into,
## otherwise it will not start.
#define ROOT C:\Program Files\nxlog
define ROOT C:\Program Files (x86)\nxlog
# For windows 2003 and earlier use the following:
# Module im_mseventlog
Path in => out
The Path to my log looks like this:
please read the NXLOG Documentation how you take your input file. In addition you could just search in the Forum how other solved that.
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