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logster - generate metrics from logfiles


logster [options] parser logfile


Tail a log file and filter each line to generate metrics that can be sent to common
monitoring packages.


-h, --help
show this help message and exit

Specify location of logtail. Default /usr/sbin/logtail2

Add prefix to all published metrics. This is for people that may multiple instances
of same service on same host.

Add suffix to all published metrics. This is for people that may add suffix at the
end of their metrics.

Print usage and options for the selected parser

Options to pass to the logster parser such as "-o VALUE --option2 VALUE". These are
parser-specific and passed directly to the parser.

Options to pass to gmetric such as "-d 180 -c /etc/ganglia/gmond.conf" (default).
These are passed directly to gmetric.

Hostname and port for Graphite collector, e.g. graphite.example.com:2003

-s STATE_DIR, --state-dir=STATE_DIR
Where to store the logtail state file. Default location /var/run

-o OUTPUT, --output=OUTPUT
Where to send metrics (can specify multiple times). Choices are 'graphite',
'ganglia', or 'stdout'.

-d, --dry-run
Parse the log file but send stats to standard output.

-D, --debug
Provide more verbose logging for debugging.

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