Vector can be installed through the DPKG package manager which is generally used on Debian and Ubuntu systems.
Download the Vector
curl -O https://packages.timber.io/vector/latest/vector-amd64.deb
Then install the Vector
.deb package directly:
sudo dpkg -i vector-amd64.deb
sudo systemctl start vector
That's it! Proceed to configure Vector for your use case.
The Vector configuration file is placed in:
A full spec is located at
/etc/vector/vector.spec.toml and examples are located in
/etc/vector/examples/*. You can learn more about configuring Vector in the Configuration section.
Vector can be managed through the Systemd service manager:
sudo dpkg -r vector
Follow the install steps again.