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stream from papertrail into slack.

Project Description

paperslacktail. because you don't get enough slack messages already

paperslacktail, a tool that wraps the wonderful papertrail-cli gem and the slack api to stream syslog from papertrail straight into slack.

you'll need to have the papertrail gem installed.

examples of awesome


# stream all messages from your production papertrail group
paperslacktail --slack-token <slack-token> \
--slack-channel <slack-channel-id> \
'-c ~/.papertrail.yml -g Production'


usage: [-h] [--slack-token SLACK_TOKEN]
[--slack-channel SLACK_CHANNEL] [--debug]

stream syslog from papertrail to slack

positional arguments:
papertrail arguments to pass to the papertrail command, like '-c
~/.papertrail.yml -g Production'. Note that '-j -f' is
required and is passed by default. Pass this in

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--slack-token SLACK_TOKEN Slack token for your bot
--slack-channel SLACK_CHANNEL Slack channel to post to, like C0600UX9E
--debug log to stdout


to install from source, clone the repo and ``python install``, alternatively you can simply ``pip install paperslacktail``

be sure to ``gem install papertrail`` so that you have the papertrail cli installed.

deploy with docker

paperslacktail can quickly be deployed as a docker container that is ready to rock.

simply provide the container a papertrail api token, a slack token, and a slack channel id and you're up and running.


docker run -d -e 'PAPERTRAIL_API_TOKEN=<papertrail>' \
evanscottgray/paperslacktail --slack-token <slack-token> \
--slack-channel <slack-channel-id> \
'-g Production'

links and things

- Dockerhub_
- Github_
- PyPI_

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