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.

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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
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Add Source Configuration Button

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