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Send data via Victoria Metrics vmagent to your Logstash instance provided by Logit.io

Victoria Metrics vmagent

Ship metrics using VictoriaMetrics vmagent

Vmagent is a tiny but mighty agent which helps you collect metrics from various sources and store them in VictoriaMetrics

Step 1 - Confirm you have Helm installedCopy

Confirm you have Helm installed and available.

Helm Install Docs

Step 2 - Add VictoriaMetrics Helm ChartCopy

Run the following to add the Victoria Metrics Helm chart.

helm repo add vm https://victoriametrics.github.io/helm-charts/

Step 3 - Export default configuration yamlCopy

Export the default configuration to a yaml file so that we can make an edit.

helm show values vm/victoria-metrics-agent >> vmagent-kubernetes.yml

Step 4 - Add remoteWriteUrlsCopy

Open the exported configuration in a text editor to add in the remoteWriteUrls.

You will need to edit Line 65 of the vmagent-kubernetes.yml

From:

# WARN: need to specify at least one remote write url or one multi tenant url
remoteWriteUrls: []
# remoteWriteUrls:
#   - http://vm-insert:8480/insert/0/prometheus
#   - http://prometheus:8480/insert/0/prometheus

To:

# WARN: need to specify at least one remote write url or one multi tenant url
remoteWriteUrls: ["https://user:[email protected]:port/api/v1/write"]
# remoteWriteUrls:
#   - http://vm-insert:8480/insert/0/prometheus
#   - http://prometheus:8480/insert/0/prometheus

Step 5 - install Helm chartCopy

You are now ready to install the helm chart.

helm --namespace=victoriametrics install vmagent vm/victoria-metrics-agent --create-namespace -f vmagent-kubernetes.yml
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