Vector can be installed through the YUM package manager which is generally used on CentOS.
Start by adding the Timber GPG key and repository:
curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/timberio/packages/script.rpm.sh | sudo bash
sudo yum install vector
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:
yum remove vector
sudo yum upgrade vector