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You can use the Host Log Collector add-on product to securely store file-based application logs with Armor for 13 months.
Host Log Collector:
At a high-level, to use Host Log Collector, you must:
In some cases, the term Log Depot may be used instead of Host Log Collector.
Host Log Collector's prices are based on a subscription (base) charge and an overage (tiered) charge.
The monthly subscription charge includes up to 25GB of storage. Additional storage above 25GB will be charged on a tiered level.
Review the following table to understand the pricing structure:
|LD Base Subscription||$200||£155|
|$ per GB||£ per GB||Tier Discount|
|0GB - 25GB (Included in Base Subscription)||Included (is $8/GB)||Included (is £6.20)||-|
|26GB - 50GB||$7.2||£5.58||10%|
|51GB - 100GB||$6.56||£5.08||18%|
|101GB - 250GB||$6.08||£4.71||24%|
|251GB - 500GB||$5.60||£4.34||30%|
|501GB - 1000GB||$5.28||£4.09||34%|
Use the Post Host Log Collector (Activate) API to add Host Log Collector to your account.
|Method / Type||POST|
|API call / URL||/log-management/log-depot/activate|
|Parameters||There are no parameters for this API call.|
|Full API call / URL|
|Sample 200 return|
|To learn more about this API call, see Post Host Log Collector (Activate).|
To use these instructions, you must have powershell admin access.
For filelog type, run C:\.armor\opt\armor policy filelog add --path C:\inetpub\logs\web1.log --category web --tags web1,iis
To use these instructions, you must have sudo access.
Review the following example to understand how to send logs to Armor: /opt/armor/armor policy filelog add --path /var/log/dpkg.log --category platform --tags Ubuntu
Review the following table to better understand how to interact with the agent via the command line:
|armor -h||Displays the agent's help dialog|
|armor policy -h||Displays the agent's policy help dialog|
|armor policy filelog -h||Displays the agent's policy filelog help dialog|
|armor policy filelog add -h||Displays the agent's policy filelog add help dialog|
|armor policy filelog --add [path]||Adds a filebeat logging policy with the user-defined path, category, and tag(s).|
|armor policy add eventlog [name]||Adds a (Windows) eventlog logging policy with the user-defined path, category, and tag(s).|
|armor policy show||Displays command functionality and syntax available at the command line. "show" can be added to any level of command to help drive user input|
|armor policy sync||Synchronizes the local Armor CORE Agent with API services to pull down the latest policy version|
If you do not see any data in the Search section of the Log & Data Management screen, consider that