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A proxy for python UDP/TCP logging to loggly

Project description

Py2Loggly is a proxy server listening on UDP and TCP for messages coming from python’s UDP/TCP logging handler, it will forward all these messages to loggly.com.

Installation

Install dependencies

py2loggly only depends on gevent

Install py2loggly

From sources

$ python setup.py install

From Pypi

$ pip install py2loggly

Usage

Starting the server

The only required parameter is --loggly-token to provide your loggly TOKEN.

$ py2loggly --loggly-token $LOGGLY_TOKEN

The default TCP port is 9020 and the default UDP port is 9021.

Parameters

usage: py2loggly [-h] [-v] [--bind-ip IP] [--tcp-port PORT] [--udp-port PORT]
                 [--fqdn] [--hostname HOSTNAME] --loggly-token TOKEN
                 [--tags TAG1 TAG2 [TAG1 TAG2 ...]]

Proxy for python UDP/TCP logging to loggly

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -v, --version         show program's version number and exit
  --bind-ip IP          IP address to listen on
  --tcp-port PORT       TCP port to listen on
  --udp-port PORT       UDP port to listen on
  --fqdn                Use the fully qualified domain name
  --hostname HOSTNAME   Use the provided hostname instead of guessing it.
  --loggly-token TOKEN  the loggly TOKEN.
  --tags TAG1 TAG2 [TAG1 TAG2 ...]
                        Tags for the event message

Sending messages to py2loggly

You can either use SockerHandler or DatagramHandler from python’s logging.handlers

The biggest advantage to use DatagramHandler is that logging won’t slow down your application and if py2loggly is not running, it won’t impact your application.

So the recommended setup is to run py2loggly locally on each server and use the DatadgramHandler.

Example

import logging, logging.handlers

rootLogger = logging.getLogger('')
rootLogger.setLevel(logging.DEBUG)
socketHandler = logging.handlers.SocketHandler('localhost',
                    logging.handlers.DEFAULT_TCP_LOGGING_PORT)
# don't bother with a formatter, since a socket handler sends the event as
# an unformatted pickle
rootLogger.addHandler(socketHandler)

# Now, we can log to the root logger, or any other logger. First the root...
logging.info('Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz.')

License

MIT

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