LogDNA Quick Start Guide

LogDNA is the easiest centralized log management software. Learn about logging, how to get started, and how to maximize our log collection, monitoring, retention, alerting, and analysis features.

What is LogDNA?

LogDNA is a cloud log management software that aggregates all system and application logs in one centralized logging system. Our easy, blazing fast system allows you to collect, monitor, parse, live tail, graph, and analyze logs with clear visualizations and smart alerting. Sign up for an account at logdna.com. Get setup and start logging within minutes!

Why should I use LogDNA?

  • Centralize log data - Collect logs from all applications, servers, platforms, and systems into one simplified, unified log management system.
  • Blazing fast search - We use smart parsing, intelligent filters, and natural language to quickly get you the log lines you need. Our live tail is also the fastest in the industry.
  • Clean intuitive design - Our customers rave about our logging app, but don't just take their word for it - try it yourself.
  • Pay as you grow - Only pay for what you use, starting at $1.50 per GB / month. If you're a small business or have simple logging needs, we even have a free plan.
  • Fastest setup - It takes under 2 minutes to install our integrations with ease. Start seeing live streaming tail instantly.

Will LogDNA work with my setup?

LogDNA offers a variety of integrations for log ingestion. You can find details about all our ingestion methods here.

Our LogDNA Agent can be installed on Linux, Windows, MacOS and you can take a look at our source code on Github.



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API endpoints

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.
  2. After creating your account, follow these instructions to add a log source to LogDNA.
  3. Log in 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.

How do I get additional support?

Inside the LogDNA web app, just click on the Help icon in the bottom left and send us your question or feedback. You can also email us at support@logdna.com. We're always happy to help.