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Logging OwnTracks to Logentries

A previous blog showed how MQTT logs can be sent to Logentries for storage, analysis and how those logs can be to alert on potential MQTT security threats, as well as to store and visualize sensor data. This blog follows… Read More

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Posted in Data visualization, How To, IoT, JSON, LEQL, Log Analysis, Logentries, Mobile Apps, Monitoring

REST API: a little cURL and some Python

Here at Logentries work has been going for sometime in bringing to our customers a powerful and flexible REST API service for interaction with their log data. This work started out with the REST Query API and will continue as… Read More

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Posted in API, Development, DevOps, How To, JSON, LEQL, Logentries, Python, Scripts

Self-describing Logging Using Log4J

Over the last few months I’ve been writing about the benefit of using self-describing logging to make your log data easier and faster to process. I covered .NET and NodeJS. In this article I am going to apply my thinking… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Development, Java, JSON, Log Management, Logentries

How to Ensure Self Describing Log Data Using Log4Net

In a previous article, The Benefit of Having an Enterprise Logging Policy, I presented the case for always using self-describing data formats when logging information. Using self-describing formats, such as key-value pairs and JSON, saves time and effort in terms… Read More

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Posted in .Net, DevOps, How To, LEQL, Log Management, Logentries, Uncategorized

Using JavaScript to interact with the REST Query API

We’re very excited to announce that our REST Query API is now available. With this API, you can:

make it easy to remotely query your log data
easily integrate Logentries with third party solutions, external systems and internal tools
allow… Read More

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Posted in API, Feature, How To, JavaScript, LEQL, Tips & Tricks

How to Log from Azure Virtual Machines

You have evaluated the many IaaS providers out there and you have decided on Azure Compute.  Great choice! Azure is an ideal provider with broad support for various operating systems, programming languages, frameworks, tools, databases and devices. Azure also has… Read More

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Posted in .Net, Agent, Alerts, Cloud, Development, DevOps, How To, JSON, Log Management, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Uncategorized, Virtualization, Windows

The Benefit of Having an Enterprise Logging Policy

Lack of an enterprise logging policy is a common shortcoming when it comes to the organizational discipline of logging from within large, distributed applications. Just because you can get log data into a system, it does not necessarily follow that… Read More

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Posted in Development, DevOps, Log Management

Practical Examples of Behavior Driven Development Testing

Are you mocking? or is that just a stub?
It should come as no surprise to learn that testing is at the heart of our engineers daily activities. Testing is intrinsic to our development process, both in practical terms and… Read More

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Posted in Development, How To, Java, Python

JSON logging in Apache and Nginx with Logentries

I’m often asked on calls with our customers what is the preferred format for log data being sent to Logentries. While we pride ourselves on being the Log Management tool that is easiest to setup and use, some very important… Read More

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Posted in How To, Log Management, Tips & Tricks

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