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From Filip Slunecko <filip.slune...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: syslog source - sinks without datetime/hostname
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:25:12 GMT
@Roshan: thanks for suggestion, I will look into it.

@Hari: I tried to google it up and there is not much about it. I will
look into it tomorrow and let you know (It' s too late for serious
work in my time realm :) )

Thanks both of you for your quick response and help!


On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Hari Shreedharan
<hshreedharan@cloudera.com> wrote:
> Hi Filip,
> The reason for this is that the Text serializer will only serialized the
> body of the event, and the syslog sources write the body of the syslog event
> into the body of the flume event. The hostname/timestamp/severity etc are
> added into the Flume Event headers. You could simply write a serializer
> which writes out this information in the same format as you expect and you
> will be able to see the headers in the files. You could use the Avro
> serializer to serialize it into avro too, which will make sure the headers
> are also written out.
> Hope this helps.
> Hari
> --
> Hari Shreedharan
> On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Filip Slunecko wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to use syslog source and sink it to hdfs or fileroller.
> Everything is working, but "saved" logs are without timestamp and
> hostname information.
> Is it possible to force flume-ng to dump those information from syslog
> header togather with body lines?
> I am using flume-ng-agent-1.2.0+24.4-1.noarch from Cloudera repository.
> Thanks,
> Filip

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