Calyptia Fluent Bit is distributed as calyptia-fluent-bit package and is available for the latest stable Ubuntu system: Jammy Jellyfish.
As part of a Calyptia Fluent Bit subscription you recieve a unique customer id that is used for retrieving and updating packages. This customer id also includes a unique URL for you to retrieve all packages that are supported
When retreiving packages from the repository we employ the use of dual validation (SHA256) as well as a GPG key. The SHA256 file ensure that the GPG key included is untampered and the SHA256 file is signed with the gpg
The sha256 file is distirbuted in the same repository under the
files.sha256name and this contains a full ilst of all included packages.
shasum -a 256 calyptia-fluent-bit-X.<extension>
Calyptia packages are all signed via the calyptia.key that are included as part of your repositories. You can check the signatures by using the built-in dpkg and apt-key tool
Import Calyptia Key
apt-key add calyptia.key
dpkg-sig --list <package>
Using the following apt-get command you are able now to install the latest fluent-bit:
sudo apt-get install calyptia-fluent-bit
Now the following step is to instruct systemd to enable the service:
sudo systemctl calyptia-fluent-bit start
If you do a status check, you should see a similar output like this:
sudo service calyptia-fluent-bit status
● calyptia-fluent-bit.service - Calyptia Fluent Bit
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/calyptia-fluent-bit.service; disabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (running) since mié 2016-07-06 16:58:25 CST; 2h 45min ago
Main PID: 6739 (fluent-bit)
└─6739 /opt/calyptia-fluent-bit/bin/calyptia-fluent-bit -c /etc/calyptia-fluent-bit/calyptia-fluent-bit.conf
The default configuration of calyptia-fluent-bit is collecting metrics of CPU usage and sending the records to the standard output, you can see the outgoing data in your /var/log/syslog file.