Cloud Log Analytics overview
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Cloud Log Analytics overview

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Available in Classic and VPC

You can collect, analyze, and store various logs that are generated while using the services provided by NAVER Cloud Platform, using Cloud Log Analytics in NAVER Cloud Platform.

A variety of features Cloud Log Analytics offers

Please see below for detailed descriptions about the variety of features that Cloud Log Analytics offers.

  • Real-time log collection: You can collect all log files generated by NAVER Cloud Platform services as text, including servers, and view them on the dashboard.
  • Log search: You can search all logs collected from multiple services by applying various options, such as search by time, keyword search, and Lucene Query search.
  • Log data storage and download: Two or more copies of collected data are distributed and saved in independent repositories that are logically separated, and they can be downloaded in as an Excel file or exported to Object Storage.
  • Provision of various features for log management and analysis (scheduled): It provides delivery of real-time keyword notifications, custom dashboards, RESTful API, and integrated log collection from NAVER Cloud Platform services.

About Cloud Log Analytics guide

Cloud Log Analytics provides services in Korea, U.S., Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, and Germany regions. The service content is identical in all regions. Please check the following table of contents and their details for smooth use of Cloud Log Analytics.

  • Cloud Log Analytics overview: introduction to Cloud Log Analytics, related resources helpful for the use, and FAQ
  • Prerequisites for using Cloud Log Analytics: introduction to the environmental specifications to use Cloud Log Analytics, provided log templates, restrictions, pricing plan, and collection restricted status
  • Cloud Log Analytics scenario: introduction to overall Cloud Log Analytics usage process
  • Getting started with Cloud Log Analytics: how to request subscription to Cloud Log Analytics from NAVER Cloud Platform's console and collect logs
  • Using Cloud Log Analytics: introduction to features available in Cloud Log Analytics and their instructions
    • Management: how to check and download the list of services that collect logs, enable and disable log collection, and set daily report subscriptions
    • Dashboard: introduction to the Dashboard page where log data can be viewed in real time
    • Search: how to search for logs and export search results to Object Storage or download them as an Excel file
    • Export log: how to enable and disable automatic log export to Object Storage and check the export settings history and execution history
    • Subscription: how to change the pricing plan in use or cancel subscription to Cloud Log Analytics
  • Managing Cloud Log Analytics permissions: introduction to managing permissions for Cloud Log Analytics using Sub Account
  • Cloud Log Analytics glossary: introduction to important terms and their descriptions in using Cloud Log Analytics
  • Cloud Log Analytics release notes: update history of Cloud Log Analytics guide

NAVER Cloud Platform provides a variety of related resources as well as the guide to help customers better understand Cloud Log Analytics. If you are a developer or marketer in need of details while you are considering adopting Cloud Log Analytics or establishing data related policies, then please make good use of the resources below.

Check FAQs first.

You can get your questions answered quickly by referring to the answers in the FAQ before reading the guide. If you haven't found the answer to your question in the FAQ below, then search the guide for what you would like to know.

Q. What kind of data can I collect?
A. Cloud Log Analytics can collect any kind of log data file that is generated in text format. Templates are provided for frequently-used logs, and logs without templates can also be collected using the custom log feature. For available log templates, refer to Prerequisites for using Cloud Log Analytics.

Q. How is stored data managed?

  • Two or more replicas of the customer data are distributed and saved in independent repositories that are logically separated.
  • The data is then deleted in the following cases.
    • If the retention period passes, the data from the past up until the previous day is deleted every day.
    • If the size of the data exceeds the storage capacity, up to 30% of the oldest data is deleted sequentially.
    • All data is deleted when the Cloud Log Analytics service subscription is cancelled.

Q. Can I download all saved logs?
A. You can download the entire data through Export to Object Storage. For more information, refer to Export to Object Storage or Export log.

Q. I can't cancel my subscription.
A. If you're using the log management feature of Cloud Log Analytics in PaaS within NAVER Cloud Platform such as Cloud DB for MySQL, Cloud DB for MSSQL, and Cloud DB for MongoDB, then you can't cancel your subscription to Cloud Log Analytics. You need to first cancel or terminate the applicable service before cancelling your subscription to Cloud Log Analytics.

Q. Can I try it out as a test?
A. The Standard pricing plan of Cloud Log Analytics provides the log collection feature and average monthly log storage capacity of 1 GB free of charge. For more information, refer to Usage fee.

Q. Can I automatically send Auto Scaling server logs to Cloud Log Analytics?
A. If an Auto Scaling group is created using the image of a server that has enabled log collection in Cloud Log Analytics, then the logs of the server created by Auto Scaling are sent to Cloud Log Analytics without additional settings. For more information, refer to Log collection.


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