Altoros Log Search for PCF (Beta)

WARNING! The Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) tile is currently in beta and is intended for evaluation and test purposes only. Do not use this product in a PCF production environment.

Altoros Log Search for PCF is a flexible combination of Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (ELK) that provides log aggregation and parsing algorithms for PCF operators and developers.


The Altoros Log Search for PCF provides role-based access to system and application logs. Out-the-box, users get:

  • Retrieving and parsing of logs received from PCF
  • Secure authorized access to these logs in Kibana
  • Useful dashboards and search queries to start log analysis

Key Features

Altoros Log Search for PCF includes the following key features:

  • PCF logs: Collecting logs from all PCF components
  • Services logs: Provides the ability to collect logs from all PCF Data Services available on Pivotal Network
  • Application logs: Log Search is configured to get all application logs by default
  • SSO and multi-tenancy: Uses the Cloud Foundry UAA service to control access to Kibana dashboards based on user role and rights within the platform. Multi-tenancy is implemented according to the roles defined by Cloud Foundry UAA.
  • Dashboards and visualization: Provides out-of-the-box Dashboards for application and PCF platform logs

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about Altoros Log Search for PCF.

Element Details
Version v0.300.1
Release date August 16, 2017
Software component version Elasticsearch v5.1.1, Logstash v5.1.1, and Kibana v5.1.1
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) v1.9.x, v1.10.x, and v1.11.x
Compatible Elastic Runtime version(s) v1.9.x, v1.10.x, and v1.11.x
IaaS support AWS, Azure, OpenStack, and vSphere
IPsec support No


To complete installation of Altoros Log Search for PCF, you need the following:

  • CPU, RAM, and disk resources for 11 VMs
  • Internet connectivity between the networks where the PCF deployment and Log Search are installed. Altoros recommends installing Log Search on the same network with PCF.


Altoros Log Search for PCF has the following requirements:

Elastic Documentation

See the following Elastic documentation about each component of the ELK stack:

Trial License

Users interested in Log Search can sign up for a free trial.


If you have a feature request, questions, or information about a bug, please email Pivotal Cloud Foundry Feedback list or send an email to Altoros Customer Support.

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