Logstash-Forwarder Docker Image
Logstash Forwarder Docker Image for logstash/elasticsearch logging deployments.
Build from official logstash-forwarder repo and locked to release
Image was stripped down from not needed packages and from being ~650M now it's only ~335M
SSL Certificates and Log Files
Logstash server ssl certificates need to be placed in
Default config is set to read
system.log file from
Example of sharing system log with docker image.
Logstash IP (Environmental Variable)
$LOGSTASH_IP environmental variable with IP address to logstash server.
Run on the same host as logstash server
docker run \ -d --name forwarder \ -e LOGSTASH_IP=logstash_server_ip \ -v /var/log/system.log:/data/log/system.log \ -v /etc/logstash/ssl:/logstash/ssl \ million12/logstash-forwarder
FYI: Certificates should match logstash server certificates.
If you need to log more than just system.log please edit forwarder.conf file according the logstash/forwarder manual.
Otherwise you can mount the directory with your host specific forwarder.conf using command
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