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You can add to XpoLog Center a logs directory that resides on a local or remote machine. 
The selectable directory locations are:

  • Local – The logs directory is on the same machine as XpoLog Center.
  • Windows Network – The logs directory is on a remote Windows machine.
  • Over SSH – The logs directory is on a remote UNIX machine (with SSH connecting protocol). 
  • Hadoop HDFS – The logs directory is in a Hadoop environment. 
  • AWS S3 Bucket – The logs directory is in AWS S3 bucket.

Connecting to a Local Logs Directory

To add a local logs directory to XpoLog:
  1. In Connection Details, select Localhost.
  2. In Log Path or Directory Location, type the path to the directory that contains the log files.
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    lick Browse and in the System Files Browser that opens, expand the folders to get to the desired directory, and then click Select to display the path to the local logs directory in Select Directory.
  3. Optionally, configure Advanced Settings by selecting the checkbox 'File filter, Scan Method, Name patterns'(see Configuring Advanced Settings).
  4. Click the SCAN DIRECTORY
    A Progress box displays the status of the system as it scans the selected local directory for logs, a process that can take several minutes. When the scan completes, XpoLog presents the General and Folders and Logs sections of the Add Logs Directory Wizard.

Connecting to a Remote Logs Directory

You can add to XpoLog a logs directory residing in any of the following remote locations: Windows Network, Over SSHHadoop HDFS and AWS S3 Bucket.

To add a remote logs directory to XpoLog:
  1. Under Add Data Settings, in Connection Details, select the authentication account required to connect to the remote location where the selected directory resides, or click the new link to add an authentication account  to the system (see Address Book).
  2. In Log Path or Directory Location, type the path to the logs directory
    OR
    Click Browse and in the System Files Browser that opens, expand the folders to get to the desired directory, and then click Select to display the path to the remote logs directory in Select Directory..
  3. Optionally, configure Advanced Settings by selecting the checkbox 'File filter, Scan Method, Name patterns'(see Configuring Advanced Settings).
  4. Click SCAN DIRECTORY
    A Progress box displays the status of the system as it scans the selected remote directory for logs, a process that can take several minutes. When the scan completes, XpoLog presents the General and Folders and Logs sections of the Add Logs Directory Wizard.
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