Post alert messages to a Graylog Stream using the Graylog Api

(Ryan) #1

Hey guys,
I’m new to Graylog, and I would like to know how one could post alert messages to a Graylog Stream using the Graylog Api. I can’t seem to find this anywhere in the documentation or the Graylog Rest Api browser. Is it even possible?

(Jochen) #2

What exactly do you mean by that? Please elaborate on your use case.

(Ryan) #3

I would just like to log a message to one of the streams as in the picture :
simply by posting it to the stream by making an http post call to the graylog api.
The Rest Api browser doesn’t seem to indicate such an option though.
I believe that this may involve the creation of a new source, but not sure if the Api can cater for something like this, or how the post request should be done.

(Jochen) #4

You can create a GELF HTTP input and route all messages coming in through this input to your stream.

Then you can send an HTTP POST request to the GELF HTTP input:

(Ryan) #5

Right, will try that.

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