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From Filip Slunecko <filip.slune...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: syslog source - sinks without datetime/hostname
Date Sat, 03 Nov 2012 13:54:52 GMT
Hi,

Thanks all of you for your help!
Sadly I had to choose an another way how to transfer logs even I like
flume-ng a lot.
We don't have enough resources to support custom "plugins" in java
written program.

Filip

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:24 AM, Bhaskar V. Karambelkar
<bhaskarvk@gmail.com> wrote:
> Roshan,
> The problem is not at the event end, it's at the serializer end. The
> BodyTextSerializer which is the default, does not serialize the
> headers, so no matter what headers you have or don't have, it won't
> affect the output using the default serializer.
> So you've 2 options, use the avro_client serializer and get an avro
> data file, or write your own serializer that writes plain text, but
> does serialize the headers along with the body, in may be JSON/XML
> encoding etc.
>
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:48 PM, Roshan Naik <roshan@hortonworks.com> wrote:
>> Hari,
>>    wouldn't  a custom interceptor be more logical ?
>> -roshan
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Hari Shreedharan
>> <hshreedharan@cloudera.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> See the code for the serializers here:
>>>
>>> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=flume.git;a=tree;f=flume-ng-core/src/main/java/org/apache/flume/serialization;h=fcc07339b3cf0f5b8d1a75e978ffc1edbab28bfe;hb=HEAD
>>> You can use one of these as an example to write your own.
>>>
>>> The configuration documentation for HDFS Sink is here:
>>> http://flume.apache.org/FlumeUserGuide.html#hdfs-sink
>>> You can specify a custom serializer by specifying its builder class in the
>>> config param "serializer".
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Hari
>>>
>>> --
>>> Hari Shreedharan
>>>
>>> On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:25 PM, Filip Slunecko wrote:
>>>
>>> @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!
>>>
>>> Filip
>>>
>>> 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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