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Logjam Agent

Client side library for logjam.

Hooks into Rails, collects log lines, performance metrics, error/exception infomation and Rack environment information and sends this data to Logjam.

Has experimental support for Sinatra.

Currently only one mechanism is available for data transport: ZeroMQ. Support for AMQP has been dropped.

Build

Usage

For ZeroMQ, add

gem "logjam_agent"
gem "ffi-rzmq"

to your Gemfile.

Add an initializer config/initializers/logjam_agent.rb to your app and configure class LogjamAgent.

module LogjamAgent
  # Configure the application name (required). Must not contain dots or hyphens.
  self.application_name = "myapp"

  # Configure the environment name (optional). Defaults to Rails.env.
  # self.environment_name = Rails.env

  # Configure the application revision (optional). Defaults to (git rev-parse HEAD).
  # self.application_revision = "f494e11afa0738b279517a2a96101a952052da5d"

  # Configure request data forwarder for ZeroMQ. Default options as given below.
  # The host parameter can be a comma separted list of zmq connection specifictions,
  # where the protocol prefix and port suffix are optional. rcv_timeo and
  # snd_timeo options only apply for sychronous messages.
  add_forwarder(:zmq,
                :host      => "localhost",
                :port      => 9604,
                :linger    => 1000,
                :snd_hwm   =>  100,
                :rcv_timeo => 5000,
                :snd_timeo => 5000)

  # Configure ip obfuscation. Defaults to no obfuscation.
  self.obfuscate_ips = true

  # Configure cookie obfuscation. Defaults to [/_session\z/].
  self.obfuscated_cookies = [/_session\z/]

  # Configure asset request logging and forwarding. Defaults to ignore
  # asset requests in development mode. Set this to false if you need
  # to debug asset request handling.
  self.ignore_asset_requests = Rails.env.development?

  # Disable ActiveSupport::Notifications (and thereby logging) of ActionView
  # render events. Defaults to false.
  # self.ignore_render_events = Rails.env.production?

  # Configure log level for logging on disk: only lines with a log level
  # greater than or equal to the specified one will be logged to disk.
  # Defaults to Logger::INFO. Note that logjam_agent extends the standard
  # logger log levels by the constant NONE, which indicates no logging.
  # Also, setting the level has no effect on console logging in development.
  # self.log_device_log_level = Logger::WARN   # log warnings, errors, fatals and unknown log messages
  # self.log_device_log_level = Logger::NONE   # log nothing at all

  # Configure lines which will not be logged locally.
  # They will still be sent to the logjam server. Defaults to nil.
  self.log_device_ignored_lines = /^\s*Rendered/

  # It is also possible to ovveride this on a per request basis,
  # for example in a Rails before_action
  # LogjamAgent.request.log_device_ignored_lines = /^\s*(?:Rendered|REDIS)/

  # Configure maximum size of logged parameters and environment variables sent to
  # logjam. Defaults to 1024.
  # self.max_logged_param_size = 1024

  # Configure maximum size of logged parameters and environment variables sent to
  # logjam. Defaults to 1024 * 100.
  # self.max_logged_cookie_size = 1024 * 100

  # Configure maximum log line length. Defaults to 2048.
  # This setting only applies to the lines sent with the request.
  self.max_line_length = 2048

  # Configure max bytes allowed for all log lines. Defaults to 1Mb.
  # This setting only applies to the lines sent with the request.
  self.max_bytes_all_lines = 1024 * 1024

  # Configure compression method. Defaults to NO_COMPRESSION. Available
  # compression methods are ZLIB_COMPRESSION, SNAPPY_COMPRESSION, LZ4_COMPRESSION.
  # Snappy and LZ4 are faster and less CPU intensive than ZLIB, ZLIB achieves
  # higher compression rates. LZ4 is faster to decompress than Snappy
  # and recommended.
  # self.compression_method = ZLIB_COMPRESSION
  # self.compression_method = SNAPPY_COMPRESSION
  # self.compression_method = LZ4_COMPRESSION

  # Activate the split between hard and soft-exceptions. Soft exceptions are
  # all exceptions below a log level of Logger::ERROR. Logjam itself can then
  # display those soft exceptions differently. Defaults to `true`.
  # self.split_hard_and_soft_exceptions = true
end

Generating unique request ids

The agent generates unique request ids for all request handled using standard SecureRandom class shipped with Ruby.

Generating JSON

The agent will try to use the Oj to generate JSON. If this is not available in your application, it will fall back to the to_json method.

Sinatra

Supports both classic and modular Sinatra applications. Since Sinatra doesn't have built in action names like Rails, you'll have to declare them in your handlers, or in a before filter. Example:

require 'logjam_agent/sinatra'

use LogjamAgent::Sinatra::Middleware

class SinatraTestApp < Sinatra::Base
  register LogjamAgent::Sinatra

  configure do
    set :loglevel, :debug
    setup_logjam_logger

    LogjamAgent.application_name = "myapp"
    LogjamAgent.add_forwarder(:zmq, :host => "my-logjam-broker")
    LogjamAgent.parameter_filters << :password
  end

  before '/index' do
    action_name "Simple#index"
  end

  get '/index' do
    logger.info 'Hello World!'
    'Hello World!'
  end
end

The environment name is picked up from either the environment variable LOGJAM_ENV, or Sinatra's environment setting.

Set the environment variable APP_LOG_TO_STDOUT if you want to log to STDOUT. Otherwise, logs will appear in the subdirectory log of your application's root.

Troubleshooting

If the agent experiences problems when sending data, it will log information to a file named logjam_agent_error.log which you can find under Rails.root/log. If you set the RAILS_LOG_TO_STDOUT environment variable, those logs will be available through stderr.

This behavior is customizable via a module level call back method:

LogjamAgent.error_handler = lambda {|exception| ... }