Installing Fluentd Using Chef
This article explains how to install Fluentd using Chef.
Table of Contents
Step0: Before Installation
Please follow the Preinstallation Guide to configure your OS properly. This will prevent many unnecessary problems.
Step1: Import Recipe
The chef recipe to install td-agent can be found here. Please import the recipe, add it to run_list, and upload it to the Chef Server.
Step2: Run chef-client
Please run chef-client to install td-agent across your machines.
You’re now ready to collect your real logs using Fluentd. Please see the following tutorials to learn how to collect your data from various data sources.
- Basic Configuration
- Application Logs
If this article is incorrect or outdated, or omits critical information, please let us know. Fluentd is a open source project under Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), originally invented by Treasure Data, Inc. All components are available under the Apache 2 License.