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Getting Started

This page will help you get started with LogDNA. You'll be up and running in a jiffy!

##What is LogDNA? LogDNA is a cloud-based log management system that aggregates all system and application logs into one place. You can get started by signing up for an account at [logdna.com](https://logdna.com/#install). Setup only takes a couple of minutes. ##Why should I use LogDNA? * **Blazing fast search** - We use smart parsing, intelligent filters, and natural language to quickly get you the log lines you need. * **Clean intuitive design** - Our customers rave about our logging app, but don't just take [their word](https://logdna.com/#customers) for it - [try it yourself](https://logdna.com/#install). * **Pay as you grow** - Only pay for what you use, starting at $1.25 per GB / month. * **Up and running in 2 minutes** - Install our integrations with ease and start seeing live streaming tail instantly. ##Will LogDNA work with my setup? LogDNA offers a variety of integrations for log ingestion, including: **[Logging Agent](https://docs.logdna.com/docs/logdna-agent)** **Platforms** * [CloudWatch](doc:cloudwatch) * [Docker](https://docs.logdna.com/docs/docker) * [Elastic Beanstalk](doc:elastic-beanstalk) * [Fluentd](doc:fluentd) * [Flynn](doc:flynn) * [Heroku](doc:heroku) * [Kubernetes](doc:kubernetes) * [Slack](doc:slack) **Syslog** * [rsyslog](https://docs.logdna.com/docs/rsyslog) * [syslog-ng](https://docs.logdna.com/docs/syslog-ng) * [syslog](https://docs.logdna.com/docs/syslog) **Code Libraries** * [Node.JS](https://github.com/logdna/nodejs) * [Python](https://github.com/logdna/python) * [Rails](https://github.com/logdna/rails) * [Ruby](https://github.com/logdna/ruby) * [Go](https://godoc.org/github.com/ctrlrsf/logdna) (unofficial) * [Java](https://github.com/serioussam/syslogappender) (unofficial) * [PHP](https://github.com/nvanheuverzwijn/monolog-logdna) (unofficial) **API endpoints** * [Export](doc:v1-export-api) * [Ingest](doc:api) If you don't see what you're looking for, send us a support message and we'll see what we can do. ##How do I get started? 1. **Create an account** by clicking the Get Started button on the [LogDNA website](https://logdna.com/#install). 2. After creating your account, follow [these instructions](https://app.logdna.com/pages/add-host) to **add a log source** to LogDNA. 3. [Log in](https://app.logdna.com/) to the web app and **start viewing your logs**! ## How do I use the web app? We do our best to make the web interface as clean and intuitive as possible, but just in case, we've also created a number of guides to help you navigate. Check out the guides section in the navigation pane on the left. Even if you're an expert, you may learn something new reading our [Search guide](https://docs.logdna.com/docs/search). ##How do I get additional support? Inside the LogDNA web app, just click on the Help icon in the top right and send us your question or feedback. You can also email us at support@logdna.com. We're always happy to help.