Default Logging Agent logs

This page lists the logs that are sent to Stackdriver Logging by the Logging agent.

Audit Logs

The Stackdriver Logging agent does not write audit logs.

Custom Logs

The Logging agent is pre-configured to send logs from VM instances to Stackdriver Logging. You can add your own Fluentd configuration files to the Logging agent. For more information, see Configuring the agent.

Linux instances

The following logs are pre-configured in the Logging agent running on Linux VM instances.

Log ID1 Source and configuration files
syslog Linux syslog
apache-access, apache-error Apache logs.
cassandra, cassandra-output Cassandra logs.
chef-*2 Chef logs.
gitlab-* gitlab logs.
jenkins Jenkins logs.
jetty-* Jetty logs.
joomla Joomla logs.
magento-* Magento logs.
mediawiki MediaWiki logs.
memcached memcached logs.
mongodb Mongodb logs.
mysql, mysql-slow MySQL logs.
nginx-access, nginx-error Nginx logs.
postgresql PostgreSQL logs.
puppet-* Puppet Enterprise logs.
rabbitmq-* RabbitMQ logs.
redis Redis logs.
redmine Redmine logs.
salt-* Salt logs.
solr Solr logs.
sugarcrm SugarCRM logs.
tomcat, tomcat-localhost_access_log Tomcat logs.
zookeeper, zookeeper-trace Zookeeper logs.

Notes:

1 The logs from the agent are named projects/[PROJECT_ID]/logs/[LOG_ID]. [LOG_ID] is a simple name such as syslog or redis. There is no service name prefix.

2 The asterisk (*) following some of the log names means that there can be several logs whose names begin with the same prefix.

Windows instances

The following logs are pre-configured in the Logging agent running on Windows VM instances.

Log ID1 Description
fluent.info Logging agent messages
winevt.raw Windows Event Log

Notes:

1 The logs from the agent are named projects/[PROJECT_ID]/logs/[LOG_ID]. [LOG_ID] is a simple name such as winevt.raw or fluent.info. There is no service name prefix.

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