How to make the API call? "No configurations assigned to this instance."

Hi I have viewed this already but I don’t know what it means.

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1. Describe your incident:

I have a graylog server, and a logging client that I want to send logs from directories from. Filebeat and graylog-sidecar are installed there.

In journalctl it says “level=info msg=“No configurations assigned to this instance. Skipping configuration request.””

I have my collector configured (correctly?)

and I have my my Input

and I have my graylog server sidecar config

and I have my sidecar.yml configured … I think:

server_url: “http://XXXXXXXXXXXX:9000/api/
server_api_token: “xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx”
node_id: “file:/etc/graylog/sidecar/node-id”
node_name: “XXXXXXXX”

  • /var/log/
    • /usr/bin/filebeat

2. Describe your environment:

  • OS Information:

graylog server is on Rocky 8.6
Client is on centos 7.9

  • Package Version:
    graylog-server.x86_64 5.0.2-1


graylog-sidecar.x86_64 1.4.0-2

  • Service logs, configurations, and environment variables:

3. What steps have you already taken to try and solve the problem?
Ive been watching journalctl, looking every on the /api/api-browser page… trying to figure out what this initial API call is all about.

4. How can the community help?

Please let me know how to “make API call to Graylog to assign the configuration.” as I read in this link posted at the top of this post.

Hello @log
Think you might be missing something. what I could see from your screenshots looked good,

So the configuration for the node in question under Configuration.

So you should see something like this Under Administrator.

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This is kind of whacky… when I took the screenshot of Sidecars Overview yesterday… it showed Running.

But I guess if I had clicked on the sidecar I would have seen an error that it couldnt find filebeat…

So I simply commented out these lines… and it is now soaking up logs… very slowly into graylog!

- “/usr/bin/filebeat”

Thanks for your help :man_bowing:. I can’t figure why it didnt complain about my filebeat path before o_0

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If your good to go, could you mark this as resolved for future search :+1:

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