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Collect Logs and Metrics for the Squid Proxy App

This page provides instructions for configuring log and metric collection for the Sumo Logic App for Squid Proxy.

Collection Process Overview

Configuring log and metric collection for the Squid Proxy App includes the following tasks:

Configure Fields in Sumo Logic

Create the following fields in Sumo Logic prior to configuring the collection. This ensures that your logs and metrics are tagged with relevant metadata, which is required by the app dashboards. For information on setting up fields, see the Fields help page.

If you are using Squid Proxy in a  non-Kubernetes environment create the fields:

  • component
  • environment
  • proxy_system
  • proxy_cluster
  • pod

If you are using Squid Proxy in a Kubernetes environment create the fields:

  • pod_labels_component
  • pod_labels_environment
  • pod_labels_proxy_system
  • pod_labels_proxy_cluster

Configure Collection for Squid Proxy

Sumo Logic supports the collection of logs and metrics data from Squid Proxy in both Kubernetes and non-Kubernetes environments. 

Click on the appropriate links below based on the environment where your Squid Proxy clusters are hosted.