Tail

Configure Tail Log Source with BindPlane

Supported Versions

  • The Tail Source allows you to tail provided logs regardless of format
  • Supports the following encodings:
    • nop
    • utf-8
    • utf-16le
    • utf-16be
    • ascii
    • big5

Configuration

Option

Description

File Log Path

Use this field to specify an array of file log path glob patterns.

Exclude File Log Path

Use this field to specify an array of file log path glob patterns 'to be excluded'.

Poll Interval

Use this field to set the duration between filesystem polls. The default is 200ms.

Enable Multiline

Toggle check box to enable/disable parsing of Multiline log files.

Multiline Start Pattern

Choose a Regex pattern to match with the start of a line.

Encoding

Choose the encoding of the log file.

Include File Name

Toggle check box to include/exclude the log file name.

Start At

Choose whether to start reading from the beginning or end of a file with "end" being the default.

Log Type

Use this field to add a 'log-type' label to identify tail source.

Format

Use this field to specify the log format to parse: 'None' or 'JSON'

Log Types

Types

tail

Advanced

For more information on the advanced configuration capabilities, see our detailed plugin guide here.