Before you begin, you need a Datadog account, a Datadog API key, and you need to activate Datadog Logs Management.
Required - The Datadog server where you are sending your logs.
Required - End-to-end security communications security protocol. Datadog recommends setting this to
Recommended - compresses the payload in GZIP format, Datadog supports and recommends setting this to
Recommended - The human readable name for your service generating the logs - the name of your application or database.
Recommended - A human readable name for the underlying technology of your service. For example,
Get started quickly with this configuration file:
If you get a
403 Forbiddenerror response, double check that you have a valid Datadog API key and that you have activated Datadog Logs Management.