Shipping Logs From Kubernetes/Openshift

Installing an observIQ agent and shipping logs with Kubernetes or Openshift.

Install an Agent

To install an agent on Kubernetes or Openshift, navigate to the Fleet page. Click the Add Agent button, then choose the appropriate Platform for your agent.


For Kubernetes, enter a cluster name. Next, enable any log types you wish to collect with any names, paths, or namespaces required. Once finished, click Next.
For Openshift, under Containers Log Path enter the path to the journald logs. Then enter a Cluster Name and enable any log types you wish to collect. Once finished, click Next.

Copy or download the provided YAML file and save it to your machine as observiq-agent.yaml. Then, run kubectl apply -f observiq-agent.yaml from the directory where the file was saved.


The agent installer will run, download the required files automatically, and install the agent in less than 30 seconds.
After your agent appears, click Next to add more sources.

Configure a Source

Your agent will have some default sources already configured, but if you'd like to configure additional sources, from the template page click Add Source.


Next, choose your source type and configure it before clicking Add Source. Once it's created, click Finish Setup and go to the Explore tab to begin seeing logs!

Congrats! You're shipping logs with your first observIQ Log Agent! Next step learn how to best view your logs - View your logs.

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