Vector can be installed through the RPM package manager which is generally used on CentOS.
Download the Vector
curl -O https://packages.timber.io/vector/latest/vector-x86_64.rpm
Then install the Vector
.rpm package directly:
sudo rpm -i vector-x86_64.rpm
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 rpm -e vector
Follow the install steps again.