Provided by: logster_0.0.1-2_all bug


       logster - generate metrics from logfiles


       logster [options] parser logfile


       Tail  a  log  file  and  filter  each  line to generate metrics that can be sent to common
       monitoring packages.


       -h, --help
              show this help message and exit

              Specify location of logtail.  Default /usr/sbin/logtail2

       -p METRIC_PREFIX, --metric-prefix=METRIC_PREFIX
              Add prefix to all published metrics. This is for people that may multiple instances
              of same service on same host.

       -x METRIC_SUFFIX, --metric-suffix=METRIC_SUFFIX
              Add  suffix to all published metrics. This is for people that may add suffix at the
              end of their metrics.

              Print usage and options for the selected parser

              Options to pass to the logster parser such as "-o VALUE --option2 VALUE". These are
              parser-specific and passed directly to the parser.

              Options  to  pass to gmetric such as "-d 180 -c /etc/ganglia/gmond.conf" (default).
              These are passed directly to gmetric.

              Hostname and port for Graphite collector, e.g.

       -s STATE_DIR, --state-dir=STATE_DIR
              Where to store the logtail state file.  Default location /var/run

       -o OUTPUT, --output=OUTPUT
              Where to send metrics  (can  specify  multiple  times).   Choices  are  'graphite',
              'ganglia', or 'stdout'.

       -d, --dry-run
              Parse the log file but send stats to standard output.

       -D, --debug
              Provide more verbose logging for debugging.




       logster was written by Etsy, Inc.

       This  manual  page  was  written by Andreas Rütten <>, for the Debian
       project (and may be used by others).