vklochan/python-logstash


Python logging handler for Logstash.

License: MIT

Language: Python


python-logstash

Python logging handler for Logstash. http://logstash.net/

Changelog

0.4.7
  • Add couple of sensitive fields to the skip_list
0.4.6
  • Updated field names to match java counterparts supported by logstash crew
0.4.5
  • Allow passing exchange's routing key to AMQP handler
0.4.4
  • Fixed urllib import python3 compatibility.
  • Added long type to easy_types.
0.4.3
  • Added AMQP handler.
0.4.2
  • Updated README
  • Added tags parameter to handler
0.4.1
  • Added TCP handler.
0.3.1
  • Added support for Python 3
0.2.2
  • Split Handler into Handler and Formatter classes
0.2.1

Installation

Using pip:

pip install python-logstash

Usage

LogstashHandler is a custom logging handler which sends Logstash messages using UDP.

For example:

import logging
import logstash
import sys

host = 'localhost'

test_logger = logging.getLogger('python-logstash-logger')
test_logger.setLevel(logging.INFO)
test_logger.addHandler(logstash.LogstashHandler(host, 5959, version=1))
# test_logger.addHandler(logstash.TCPLogstashHandler(host, 5959, version=1))

test_logger.error('python-logstash: test logstash error message.')
test_logger.info('python-logstash: test logstash info message.')
test_logger.warning('python-logstash: test logstash warning message.')

# add extra field to logstash message
extra = {
    'test_string': 'python version: ' + repr(sys.version_info),
    'test_boolean': True,
    'test_dict': {'a': 1, 'b': 'c'},
    'test_float': 1.23,
    'test_integer': 123,
    'test_list': [1, 2, '3'],
}
test_logger.info('python-logstash: test extra fields', extra=extra)
When using extra field make sure you don't use reserved names. From Python documentation.
"The keys in the dictionary passed in extra should not clash with the keys used by the logging system. (See the Formatter documentation for more information on which keys are used by the logging system.)"

To use the AMQPLogstashHandler you will need to install pika first.

pip install pika

For example:

import logging
import logstash

test_logger = logging.getLogger('python-logstash-logger')
test_logger.setLevel(logging.INFO)
test_logger.addHandler(logstash.AMQPLogstashHandler(host='localhost', version=1))

test_logger.info('python-logstash: test logstash info message.')
try:
    1/0
except:
    test_logger.exception('python-logstash-logger: Exception with stack trace!')

Using with Django

Modify your settings.py to integrate python-logstash with Django's logging:

LOGGING = {
  ...
  'handlers': {
      'logstash': {
          'level': 'DEBUG',
          'class': 'logstash.LogstashHandler',
          'host': 'localhost',
          'port': 5959, # Default value: 5959
          'version': 1, # Version of logstash event schema. Default value: 0 (for backward compatibility of the library)
          'message_type': 'logstash',  # 'type' field in logstash message. Default value: 'logstash'.
          'fqdn': False, # Fully qualified domain name. Default value: false.
          'tags': ['tag1', 'tag2'], # list of tags. Default: None.
      },
  },
  'loggers': {
      'django.request': {
          'handlers': ['logstash'],
          'level': 'DEBUG',
          'propagate': True,
      },
  },
  ...
}

Example Logstash Configuration

Example Logstash Configuration (logstash.conf) for Receiving Events from python-logstash is:

input {
  udp {
    port => 5959
    codec => json
  }
}
output {
  stdout {
    codec => rubydebug
  }
}

For TCP input you need to change the logstash's input to tcp and modify django log handler's class to logstash.TCPLogstashHandler

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vklochan Shreyas Karnik Roman Tomjak Žan Anderle Arne Schauf Alex Boyd Ali Bozorgkhan Kiall Mac Innes Anwesha Das Joel Wright Dale O'Brien Matt Snider Eduard Dudar

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