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Troubleshoot Fluentd Plugin Use

In this lab, you will be provided with a server that has Fluentd set up for you. There is a problem with the configuration, so you will need to perform troubleshooting to find the problems. Once found, you will need to fix the problems and get Fluentd to perform the required tasks.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Aug 19, 2022

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  1. Challenge

    Troubleshoot Configuration

    Check the td-agent configuration file and any other relevant files to see why the rsyslog output is not being shown.

    Then troubleshoot why the rsyslog output is not being shown in the td-agent stdout log.

  2. Challenge

    Test the Changes Made to the Configuration

    Once you have fixed the problems, test the configuration by restarting anything that needs to be restarted.

  3. Challenge

    Test the rsyslog Output Is Being Received

    Use another terminal and log in to the provided lab server again, or use a command that would be shown in the standard rsyslog output.

    You should see this data is being shown as entries in the Fluentd log.

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