GELF (Graylog Extended Log Format)
What is GELF?
GELF is a JSON-based, structured log format popularized by Graylog. It consists of a set of predefined event fields, such as the event timestamp, hostname, severity, and long and short messages, and supports additional custom fields for application-specific information.
- In the world of NXLog
GELF is one of the many log formats NXLog supports. NXLog can collect or forward logs in Graylog Extended Log Format (GELF) and has a specialized Graylog Extended Log Format (GELF) module for parsing and formatting GELF logs.
- Known as
GELF, Graylog Extended Log Format, Graylog Log Format, Graylog Format