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Here, we have a preinstalled Fluentd installation that you can use to practice your skills or to learn more about Fluentd. This lab provides a hands-on opportunity to experience and test Fluentd. In this lab, you will be able to work with Fluentd and its log file locations and also send data to Fluentd for review.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 15m
Clock icon Aug 19, 2022

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  1. Challenge

    Log In to the Provided Server

    Log in to the server as cloud_user with the provided password to ensure you can log in. The server has Fluentd preinstalled. When the file SERVER-READY is shown in the /home/cloud_user folder, then you can follow along with the tasks.

  2. Challenge

    Use the Default Configuration to Receive Logs

    In the how-to video for this lab, an example will be shown for receiving logs at the HTTP endpoint. This example will route the output to stdout. The log will be found at /var/log/td-agent/td-agent.log on the filesystem.

  3. Challenge

    Modify `rsyslog` to Send Logs to Fluentd

    The how-to video will also show an example of configuring rsyslog to send logs to Fluentd. Then the default config file for Fluentd will be changed to accept the log and output it to stdout.

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