[CentOS] CentOS 7 rsyslog and ELK

Fri Jul 10 20:44:16 UTC 2020
Jason Edgecombe <jwedgeco at uncc.edu>

I don't use ELK at the moment, but is this helpful?

% journalctl -f --output=json

The above command prints the continuous output of the systemd journal in
json format.


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On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 4:33 PM Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk> wrote:

> I asked a similar question about a year ago and didn't get any answers.
> So I thought I'd try again.
> What do people do to get their syslog messages on CentOS 7 into a
> remote ELK stack.  I've tried lots of things involving rsyslog,
> filebeat, redis, logstash and so on in lots of different configurations
> but nothing really works.
> I can get rsyslog to talk directly to logstash (acting as a syslog
> server) but the messages don't have facility or severity codes in them
> which makes it considerably more difficult to manage the messages.
> P.
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