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Output Plugin: GELF output plugin

This plugin sends data to a GELF server using protocol v1.1 via UDP.

Installation

Install graygelf module

npm i -g graygelf
# sudo npm i -g --unsafe-perm graygelf 

Configuration

# Global options
options:
  includeOriginalLine: false

input:
  stdin: true

output: 
  gelf:
    module: output-gelf
    host: localhost
    # graylog port (default: 12201)
    port: 12201
    # compression 'gzip' or 'deflate' (default: 'deflate')
    compressType: deflate
    # size of chunked messages in bytes (default: 1240)
    chunkSize: 1024

Start logagent

cat test.log | logagent --config stdout.yaml

Simple server to check data

var gelfserver = require('graygelf/server')
var server = gelfserver()
server.on('message', function (gelf) {

  console.log('received message', JSON.stringify(gelf))
})
server.listen(12201)