YUM

Install Vector through the YUM package manager

Vector can be installed through the YUM package manager which is generally used on CentOS.

Install

Start by adding the Timber GPG key and repository:

curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/timberio/packages/script.rpm.sh | sudo bash

Install Vector:

sudo yum install vector

Start Vector:

sudo systemctl start vector

That's it! Proceed to configure Vector for your use case.

Configuring

The Vector configuration file is placed in:

etc/vector/vector.toml

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.

Administering

Vector can be managed through the Systemd service manager:

Uninstalling

yum remove vector

Updating

sudo yum upgrade vector