[syslog-ng] syslog-ng as "shipper" into ELK stack

Alexandre Biancalana biancalana at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 01:01:53 CEST 2014

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 9:33 PM, Jim Hendrick <jrhendri at roadrunner.com>

> Hi,
>    I am working on configuring Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana (ELK) to
> test it as a backend search tool for large volumes of logs.
> I decided to put Redis in front of Logstash as a "broker" for the
> incoming logs, and syslog-ng as the "shipper" so it looks like this:
> syslog-ng ==> redis ==> logstash ==> elasticsearch ==> apache ==> kibana

I've been using the following:

syslog-ng => rabbitmq => elasticsearch

syslog-ng + patterndb to parse logs and write then in json format on
rabbitmq, after that is just use elasticsearch amqp river to consume the
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