Logs Collected

The logs collected from the open source version of Puppet are all stored in a single location by default. Below is an example of the logs being shown within Stackdriver Logging.

Puppet Open Source Logs examplePuppet Open Source Logs example

Puppet Open Source Logs example

Log Collection Setup

Follow these steps to setup log collection for Puppet.

Pre-requisites

  • Locate the path to the Puppet Agent log files

Configure a Puppet Source

  1. Install the BindPlane Log Agent on the host system.
  2. Login to BindPlane and select the Logs tab.
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Logs Tab

  1. Select the Sources tab.
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Sources Tab

  1. In the top-right portion of the screen, click on the Add Source Configuration button
Add Source Configuration ButtonAdd Source Configuration Button

Add Source Configuration Button

  1. Choose Puppet
  2. Fill out the Puppet log configuration options.
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Puppet Log Configuration Form