Elastic Beat for Varnish Log
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Varnishlogbeat is an Elastic beat that reads log data from a Varnish Shared Memory file and ships it to Elasticsearch.

Varnishlogbeat uses vago.

For 4.1 refer to branch varnish-4.1


You will also need to set PKG_CONFIG_PATH to the directory where varnishapi.pc is located before running go get. For example:

export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/lib/pkgconfig


go get github.com/phenomenes/varnishlogbeat
cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/phenomenes/varnishlogbeat
go build .


Install and run Elasticsearch.

Run varnishlogbeat with debugging output enabled:

./varnishlogbeat -c varnishlogbeat.yml -e -d "*"

Additionally you can install Kibana to visualize the data.

Run on Docker

docker-compose up --build

The above command will create the following containers: