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Logagent input plugin for Kubernetes Events

Input Plugin: Kubernetes Event Collection

Input plugin to collect Kubernetes events via API.

Features:

  • parse bulk messages

Applications:

  • centralize Kubernetes events
  • index Kubernetes events in Elasticsearch or Sematext Cloud
  • create alerts on Kubernetes events
  • create analytics and monitor event logs

Requirements:

  • A working kubectl config
  • Or run Loagent in a pod, role bindings to access k8s API pods, events, and namespaces

Configuration

# Receive Kubernetes events via HTTP server
input:
   kubernetesEvents:
    module: input-kubernetes-events

output:
    # view events on console during test setups
    stdout: yaml
    # ship events to Sematext Cloud
    elasticsearch:
      module: elasticsearch
      url: https://logsene-receiver.sematext.com
      index: YOUR_LOGS_TOKEN

Start Logagent

logagent --config kubernetes-events.yml

Note, you can use the command line argument --k8sEvents to activate the plugin via logagent command. The following command would listen to Kubernetes events on TCP port 9091 and dumps the events in YAML format to console.

logagent --k8sEvents --yaml