[syslog-ng] syslog-ng stats to ES ?

Scot scotrn at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 14:37:56 UTC 2017

Doesn't stats_freq() set an interval to log stats to syslog already?

Description: The period between two STATS messages in seconds. STATS are
log messages sent by syslog-ng, containing statistics about dropped log
messages. Set to 0to disable the STATS messages.

internal_src -> format > elasticsearch -> syslog-ng_stats index ?

On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:01 AM, Evan Rempel <erempel at uvic.ca> wrote:

> I have a perl script that collects some stats and logs them to syslog
> again. The syslog stream gets sent to ES, so they end up there, but as a
> syslog line, not a specific statistic item for things like grafana.
> On 10/15/2017 05:57 PM, Scot wrote:
>> Hi,
>>   Looked around for a few hours and didn't see anything.
>> Has anyone worked on sending syslog-ng stats to ES ?
>> I see several ways I could but wondering if anyone has already. A push
>> method directly from syslog-ng would be awesome.
>> Scot
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