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A Tale of Two Log Forwarders: Logstash and FluentD (part 1.2)

A couple of ways to install Logstash is as a service on the cloud virtual machine, as well as deployed as a Docker container.  For our example, let's deploy Logstash as a Docker container. Assuming the Docker engine in installed, we can pull it from the repository: docker pull   You can execute the "docker image" command to verify the image was pulled.  Before we create a container from this image, we'll create a configuration file.   It is possible to have multiple inputs on a single Logstash configuration file, but let us, for this example, have one configuration file  per input. vim tcp-to-elasticsearch.conf input {   tcp { port => 8080   } } output {   elasticsearch { hosts => [""]   }   stdout {