External Services

You can easily configure your application to to forward its logs to Papertrail.

Set up a Syslog Forwarder

  • Go to Log Destinations and click Create Log Destination

  • Make sure that TLS encryption under TCP is checked

  • Note the hostname and port of your syslog destination

Create a Syslog Resource

Use the syslog endpoint from the previous step to create a syslog resource:

$ convox rack resources create syslog Url=tcp+tls://logs1.papertrailapp.com:12345
Creating syslog-3785 (syslog)... CREATING

Link the resource to any application whose logs you would like to forward to Papertrail.

$ convox rack resources link syslog-3785 --app example
Linked syslog-3786 to example