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Sumo Logic

Install the Varnish App and view the Dashboards

The Sumo Logic app for Varnish includes several Dashboards that allow you instant access to information about your system's visitors, traffic, and web server operations.

Install the Sumo Logic App

Now that you have set up collection, install the Sumo Logic App for Varnish to use the preconfigured searches and Dashboards that provide insight into your data. 

To install the app:

  1. Select App Catalog, search for and select the app, and click Add to Library. (In the classic UI, click Library, click Apps, select the app, and click Install. If you don't find the app under Apps, it might be a preview app. Try clicking Preview to find the app.)
  2. Click Preview Dashboards if you'd like to see a preview of the dashboards included with the app before installing.
  3. In the Install Application dialog box, select the installation path (the default is the Personal folder in the library), or click New Folder to add a new folder.
  4. Select either of these options for the log data source.
  • Choose Select from Existing Source Categories, and select the source catalog from the Source Category list.
  • Choose Enter a Custom Data Filter and enter a custom source category beginning with an underscore. Example: (_sourceCategory=MyCategory).
  1. Click Add to Library.

Once an app is installed, it will appear in your Personal folder, or other folder that you specified. From here, you can share it with your organization. See Welcome to the New Library for information on working with the library in the new UI.

Panels will start to fill automatically. It's important to note that each Panel slowly fills with data matching the time range query and received since the Panel was created. Results won't immediately be available, but with a bit of time, you'll see full graphs and maps. 

Dashboards

Overview

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Visitor Locations. Performs a geo lookup operation and displays the number of visitors and their locations on a map of the world by IP address over the last 24 hours.

Traffic Volume and Bytes Served. Displays number of requests and web traffic volume in Gbytes using a combination column and line chart served in timeslices of one hour over the last 24 hours.

Traffic Distribution by Server. Shows how web traffic is distributed by server using an area chart in timeslices of one hour over the last 24 hours.

Responses Over Time. Provides information on the number of responses over time for successes, redirects, client errors, and server errors using a stacked column chart in timeslices of one hour for the last 24 hours.

Visitor Locations

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The Varnish Visitor Locations Dashboard provides information on Worldwide and United States visitors.

Worldwide. Performs a geo lookup operation and displays the number of worldwide visitors and their locations by IP address on a map of the world for the last hour.

Visits by Country Over Time. Displays the number of worldwide visitors to your site by country using a stacked column chart in timeslices of 5 minutes over the last hour.

United States. Performs a geo lookup operation and displays the number of U.S. visitors and their locations by IP address on a map of the world for the last hour.

Visits by US State Over Time. Displays the number of U.S. visitors to your site by state using a stacked column chart in timeslices of 5 minutes over the last hour.

Visitor Access Types

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Visitor Platforms. Displays the platforms used by visitors to your site by type and percentage in a pie chart for the last hour.

Browsers and Operating Systems. Counts the browsers and operating systems used by your visitors and displays that information in a stacked column chart for the last hour.

Popular Mobile Device Versions. Displays the top 10 mobile device software versions in a column chart for the last hour. Hover over the column to display more information, including the software version number.

Top 10 PC and Mac Versions. Displays the top 10 PC and Mac software versions in a column chart for the last hour. Hover over the column to display more information, including the software version number.

Visitor Traffic Insight

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Top Documents. Displays the top 10 document URLs accessed by the most visitors to your site in a bar chart for the last hour. Hover over a section of the bar chart for details.

Media Types Served. Provides the percentage of file types accessed by visitors by URL in a pie chart for the last hour.

Top Referrers. Shows the top 5 referrers to your site in a bar chart for the last hour. Hover over a section of the bar chart for details.

Top 10 Search Terms from Popular Search Engines. Displays the top 10 search terms used by visitors on popular search engines by count for the last hour.

Web Server Operations

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Top 10 Bots Observed. Counts the top 10 web spider bots that have accessed your site in the last hour.

Non 200 Response Status Codes. Displays the non 200 error status codes that have been reported over the last hour in a bar chart.

Error Response by Server. Shows the error responses by your server for the last hour in timeslices of five minutes using an area chart.

Client Locations - 4xx Errors. A geo lookup query displays the IP addresses from where 4xx errors are originating on a map of the world for the last hour.

Top 5 Clients Causing 4xx Errors. Displays the top 5 client IP addresses where 4xx errors have originated in the last hour.

Top 5 URIs Causing 404 Responses. Lists the top 5 URIs that have caused 404 responses for the last hour.

Server Errors Over Time. Displays number of server errors and their status codes in timeslices of five minutes for the last hour using a stacked column chart.

Top 5 Messages in the Error Logs. Counts the top 5 most common messages in your system's error logs for the last hour.

Top Clients. Displays the top 10 clients by IP address, country, and count for the last hour.