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Ship Jenkins logs to logstash

Follow this step by step guide to get 'logs' from your system to Logit.io:

Step 1 - Install Filebeat

To get started first follow the steps below:

  • Install
  • Root access
  • Verify the required port is open

Older versions can be found here 7, 6, 5

Step 2 - Configure Filebeat

Copy and use the Filebeat configuration below.

Remember to update your Jenkins log file path if it is in a diffeerent location to the below configuration.

For use with version 7.x Filebeats.
# ============================== Filebeat inputs ==============================
filebeat.inputs:

- type: log
  paths:
  - /var/log/jenkins/jenkins.log
  - /var/<JENKINS-DIRECTORY>/jobs/*/builds/lastFailedBuild/log
  fields:
    type: jenkins
  
  fields_under_root: true
  encoding: utf-8
  ignore_older: 3h
  
  multiline:
    pattern: '^[A-Z]{1}[a-z]{2} {1,2}[0-9]{1,2}, [0-9]{4} {1,2}[0-9]{1,2}:[0-9]{2}:[0-9]{2}'
    negate: true
    match: after

# ================================== Outputs ===================================
<div class="sw-warning">
    <div>
        <img src="/images/source-wizard/warning-triangle.svg">
    </div>
    <div>
       <b>No input available! </b> Your stack is missing the required input for this data source <a href="#" onclick="Intercom('showNewMessage')" class="btn btn-info btn-sm">Talk to support to add the input</a>
    </div>
</div> 

Step 3 - Start filebeat

Start or restart to apply the configuration changes.

Step 4 - Check Logit.io for your logs

Now you should view your data:

View my data

If you don't see logs take a look at How to diagnose no data in Stack below for how to diagnose common issues.

Step 5 - how to diagnose no data in Stack

If you don't see data appearing in your Stack after following the steps, visit the Help Centre guide for steps to diagnose no data appearing in your Stack or Chat to support now.

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