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From Nitin Pawar <nitinpawar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Centralizing logs generated in EC2 instances.
Date Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:28:51 GMT
yes flume will definitely solve this problem

look at flume's source
there are multiple ways you can feed the logs to flume .. simplest would be
tail -f in the flume exec source

On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Shankar <varun.ccet@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an application running on multiple EC2 instances. I need to
> aggregate the logs generated in those instances to a central location.
> i.e., the logs generated on the EC2 instances automatically become
> available on the centralized server. I have logs generated by my
> application and many 3rd part applications, system logs such as syslog,
> secure log etc.
> I have following questions:
> 1. Can Flume solve this requirement?
> 2. Who is going to feed the log files to Flume agent? Do I need some other
> tool to feed my logs to Flume?
> --
> Regards,
> Varun Shankar

Nitin Pawar

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