In this lab, you will be tasked with installing Fluentd onto a server. The server is provided for your use, and you will also have the install script for the Fluentd installation. The purpose for this lab is to have you install Fluentd onto the provided lab server. By the end of the lab, you will have learned how to install Fluentd and how to test that it is working.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Log In to the Provided Server
Log in to the server as
cloud_userwith the provided password to ensure you can log in. When the file
SERVER-READYis shown in the
/home/cloud_userfolder, then you can follow along with the tasks.
- Install Fluentd
Install Fluentd using whatever command is required. The install script has been downloaded and is located under
- Test that Fluentd Has Started
The default configuration file will be installed with Fluentd. Test that Fluentd has started. Use whatever commands are required.
- Validate Fluentd Installation
As a final test to ensure Fluentd is working, post some text to the standard Fluentd port.
The information to use is
You should see the output if you examine the default log found at