Installing Logster on CentOS

Posted by 4Aiur on 01/10/2012 in SysAdmin |

Installing Logster on CentOS

Install EPEL repository

sudo rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-6.noarch.rpm
yum update # This takes quite a while for a fresh install

Setting locale

cat >> ~/.bash_profile 

Install Dependence

yum -y install logcheck

logcheck dependencies:

  • liblockfile
  • lockfile-progs
  • perl-IPC-Signal
  • perl-Proc-WaitStat
  • perl-mime-construct

Install logster

git clone git://github.com/etsy/logster.git
cd logster
make install

dry run

/usr/sbin/logster --output=stdout SampleLogster /var/log/httpd/access_log

Add crontab

crontab -e
* * * * * /usr/sbin/logster -p blog_4aiur_net --output=graphite --graphite-host=localhost:2003 SampleLogster /var/log/httpd/blog.4aiur.net_access_log >/dev/null 2>&1

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