[rdo][ussuri][tripleo] use rsyslog by default for all OSP components and send them to undercloud

Bogdan Dobrelya bdobreli at redhat.com
Fri Jan 29 11:08:15 UTC 2021

On 1/29/21 12:03 PM, Bogdan Dobrelya wrote:
> On 1/29/21 7:37 AM, Ruslanas Gžibovskis wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I would like to configure, during deployment, all OSP services save 
>> logs over rsyslog, not directly writing to files. I know OSP services 
>> support such. In most cases, services/modules write into files 
>> directly. Is there any TripleO option to set it all to logging over 
>> system logger?
>> Also is there possibility, to send logs to centralised server, into 
>> undercloud, if to be precise? From there I want to send it to elastic, 
>> using rsyslog or send it to other log parser/analyser/storage.
> There is an approved spec for remote logging, but it was never 
> prioritized for implementation, unfortunately. On the bright side, there 
> is a bunch of *LoggingSource params in t-h-t, which allow to change the 
> logging backend from files to (local only?) rsyslog. I could not find 

It seems that remote rsyslog with ELS is also supported, for example you 
can set it, like this:

         server: "exampleip:9200"
         usehttps: "on"

> upstream docs for that, all I can refer to is [1]
> [0] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/tripleo-specs/+/523493
> [1] 
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_openstack_platform/16.0/html/logging_monitoring_and_troubleshooting_guide/logging 
>> Have anyone met such articles/howtos/docs I could refer to tweak my 
>> config?
>> -- 
>> Ruslanas Gžibovskis
>> +370 6030 7030

Best regards,
Bogdan Dobrelya,
Irc #bogdando

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