Windows Event Log (winevtlog)
The winevtlog input plugin allows you to read Windows Event Log with new API from
The plugin supports the following configuration parameters:
A comma-separated list of channels to read from.
Set the polling interval for each channel. (optional)
Set the polling interval for each channel (sub seconds. (optional)
Whether to read existing events from head or tailing events at last on subscribing. (optional)
Set the path to save the read offsets. (optional)
Whether to include StringInserts in output records. (optional)
Whether to render system part of event as XML string or not. (optional)
Use ANSI encoding on eventlog messages. If you have issues receiving blank strings with old Windows versions (Server 2012 R2), setting this to True may solve the problem. (optional)
Note that if you do not set db, the plugin will tail channels on each startup.
Here is a minimum configuration example.
Channels Setup,Windows PowerShell
Note that some Windows Event Log channels (like
Security) requires an admin privilege for reading. In this case, you need to run fluent-bit as an administrator.
If you want to do a quick test, you can run this plugin from the command line.
$ fluent-bit -i winevtlog -p 'channels=Setup' -p 'Read_Existing_Events=true' -o stdout
winevtlogplugin will tail channles on each startup. If you want to confirm whether this plugin is working or not, you should specify