NGINX is an open-source high performance load balancer. This module collects error and access logs from Nginx servers.

Setup & Configuration

The NGINX module is included with the Atatus Infra agent by default, please follow the below steps to enable.

  1. Add the following lines in the file /etc/atatus-infra-agent/atatus.yml.

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    logs_enabled: true
    
  2. Copy the NGINX example configuration file.

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    cd /etc/atatus-infra-agent/conf.d/nginx.d/
    sudo cp nginx.yml.template nginx.yml
    
  3. Update the file /etc/atatus-infra-agent/conf.d/nginx.d/nginx.yml with below configurations.

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    #Log section
    logs:
    
      # - type : (mandatory) type of log input source (error / access)
    
      - type: error
      - type: access
    
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    # If you have custom nginx log path, you can use below syntax
    
      # - type: (mandatory) type of log input source (error / access)
      #   paths: (mandatory) Set paths if type is file
      #   service: (mandatory) name of the service owning the log
      #   source: (mandatory) attribute that defines which integration is sending the log
    
    #Log section
    logs:
       - type: error
         paths:
            - /var/log/nginx/error.log
         source: nginx
         service: nginx
       - type: access
         paths:
            - /var/log/nginx/access.log
         source: nginx
         service: nginx
    
  4. Restart the atatus infrastructure agent.

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    sudo service atatus-infra-agent restart