Logstash diagram?

(Stanislav Rudenko) #1

Hey guys,

I'm trying to understand relation between Logstash, Logstash client (logstash-forwarder) and other parts.

When I just dived into this I was sure that logstash forwarder reports to broker (for ex. redis) directly, it is obvious from this diagram or this one .

Then I found this diagram or this one which shows that actually logstash-forwarder reports to logstash and logstash it self puts data into broker.

So my question:
Is logstash client can report either to broker or to logstash directly?

(Mark Walkom) #2

That depends on what client you use, LSF cannot, but there are others out there that can.

(Stanislav Rudenko) #3

Could you please share some client names which can post information directly to broker? Thank you

(Mark Walkom) #4

Logstash Courier is one of them, there may be others but I am not aware of them.

(system) #5