Installing and Configuring Altoros Log Search for PCF

This topic describes how to install and configure Altoros Log Search for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).

Install and Configure Altoros Log Search for PCF

  1. Download the product file from Pivotal Network.

  2. Navigate to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Import a Product to upload the product file.

  3. Under the Import a Product button, click + next to the version number of Altoros Log Search for PCF. This adds the tile to your staging area.

  4. Click the newly added Altoros Log Search for PCF tile.

  5. Configure Log Data Retention settings:

    Define your log retention period. Elasticsearch Curator matchs indices based on whether they fit within the given time range. By default, logging indices are kept for 30 days.

    1. Log retention unit: This setting must be one of days, weeks, months, or years.
    2. Log retention value: The value of this setting will be used as a multiplier for Log retention unit. Logsearch log data retention
  6. Click Save.

  7. Return to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Apply Changes to install Altoros Log Search for PCF tile.

Configure Pivotal Elastic Runtime Logs Forwarding

  1. In the Altoros Log Search for PCF tile, click Status and record the IP address of the Ingestor VM.

  2. In the Pivotal Elastic Runtime tile, click System Logging and complete the following fields:

    1. Address: Enter the IP address from step 1, above.
    2. Port: Enter 5514.
    3. Transport Protocol: Select TCP protocol. Ert configuration
  3. Click Save.

Configure Data Service Tiles Logs Forwarding

  1. In the RabbitMQ, Redis, and MySQL for PCF tiles, click Syslog and complete the following fields:

    1. Syslog address: Enter the IP address from Configure Pivotal Elastic Runtime Logs Forwarding above.
    2. Syslog port: Enter 5514.
    3. Transport Protocol: Select TCP protocol. Services configuration
  2. Click Save.

  3. Click Apply Changes.

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