Live Tail gives you a live view of your logs as they come into Logz.io, eliminating the need to SSH into a remote machine.
- Search bar
- Contains controls to filter log lines, start and stop Live Tail, and to quickly find a word or phrase in the logs
- Highlight bar
- Lets you highlight specific terms in the logs
- Live Tail view
- Shows live scrolling view of your logs
Start, stop, scroll, and clear
To start Live Tail, choose to show Raw data or Parsed data, type a regex in the Match and Ignore boxes, and press (play). Log lines that meet your Match and Ignore criteria are shown in real time.
Read more about parsed data view below. 👇
To stop Live Tail and pause scrolling, press (stop), or scroll with your mouse or trackpad.
To go to the bottom of the Live Tail view and resume scrolling, press (scroll). Scroll is available if you’re not already at the bottom line of Live Tail.
To clear the Live Tail view, click (clear).
Find and highlight terms
To show all instances of a term in yellow, use the Find box.
To highlight different phrases, click (settings), and then type the word or phrase you want to highlight. You can add as many highlighted terms as you need. To remove a highlight, click the highlighted term.
Customize the parsed data view
If you show parsed data, Live Tail prases your log lines into columns. By default, the
message columns are shown.
- To add a new column, click , choose a log field to show in the new column, and click Apply.
Live Tail resets the connection when you switch between parsed and raw data view, and when you add or remove a column.
To remove a column, hover over the column header, and click .
Hover over a column header and click or to move the column left or right.