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How to add a TCP Input to your Logs Stack
How to add a TCP Input to your Logs Stack

Learn how to configure a Syslog TCP Input on your Logstash Instance

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Written by Kieran Southern
Updated over a week ago

To set up the Syslog input in your Logstash stack, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Stack Settings > Logstash Inputs.

  2. Click on the "Add Input" button.

  3. Choose the "TCP" option you require from the list of available input types.

  4. Complete the configuration details:

    • Display Name: Assign a name for the TCP input.

    • Display Description: Provide a description for easy identification.

    • Tags: Tag your events with arbitrary values (comma-separated).

    • Type: Include a type field in all events processed by this input.

    • Add Field: Append extra fields to your events by entering key-value pairs.

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

  6. Click "Cancel" to discard changes.

This guide provides a step-by-step process for configuring a TCP input in Logstash. Adjust the values based on your specific requirements and preferences.

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