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How to add an Amazon S3 Input to your Logs Stack
How to add an Amazon S3 Input to your Logs Stack

Learn how to configure an Amazon S3 Input on your Logstash Instance

Kieran Southern avatar
Written by Kieran Southern
Updated over a week ago

To set up the Amazon S3 input for your Logstash stack, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Stack Settings > Logstash Inputs.

  2. Click on the "Add Input" button in the Logstash configuration wizard.

  3. Select the "Amazon S3" option from the available input types.

  4. Complete the configuration details:

    • Access Key ID: Enter the AWS Access Key ID.

    • Bucket Name: Specify the name of the S3 bucket.

    • Prefix: If specified, the prefix of filenames in the bucket must match (not a regexp).

    • Region: Choose the AWS Region (Default value is "us-east-1").

    • Secret Access Key: Enter the AWS Secret Access Key.

    • Display Name: Provide a name for the Amazon S3 input.

    • Display Description: Add a description for better identification.

    • Tags: Assign tags to your events (comma-separated).

    • Type: Add a type field to all events handled by this input.

    • Add Field: Include additional fields to the events. You can add multiple key-value pairs.

  5. Click the "Configure Input" button to save the Amazon S3 input configuration.

  6. Click "Cancel" to discard changes.

This guide provides a step-by-step process for configuring an Amazon S3 input in Logstash. Adjust the values based on your specific use case and preferences.

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