Unmaintained: I'm no longer maintaining this package because I am no longer using Logentries. If you want to continue its maintenance please contact me.
Stream your logs from Logentries on the commandline. Provides the
command which makes it easy to call their
Download API and pipe it around.
$ pip install logentries-cli
Find your Logentries account key. At time of writing, this can be found at Accounts->Profile and appears when you press the "Show" button:
(Optional) store your account key in the environment variable
LOGENTRIES_ACCOUNT_KEY. You could set this up in e.g. your bashrc. Your other option is to always pass it to
Filter your logs! Run with the syntax:
$ logentries <logset> <logname> [-f filter] [-s start] [-e end]
Verbose help for the options is provided with
$ logentries web nginx
With only the required arguments (logset and log) filled in, the last 20 minutes of messages from that log are downloaded. They are streamed so they play nicely with other commandline utilities.
$ logentries web nginx -f code=500
Passing a Logentries filter means that fewer messages are downloaded and you can analyze faster.
$ logentries web nginx -f 'code=500' -s '1am' -e '5 minutes ago'