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SCF +CLS Dump to CKafka

Last updated: 2023-06-05 16:18:07


    This document describes how to use SCF to dump CLS logs to CKafka. CLS is mainly used for log collection, SCF mainly provides node computing capabilities for data processing, and CKafka mainly provides terminal dumping capabilities for data streams. For the data processing flowchart, please see Function Processing Overview.


    Creating logset and topic

    1. Log in to the CLS console and click Log Topic on the left sidebar.
    2. On the logset management page, select the region of the logset at the top.
    3. Click Create Log Topic and enter relevant information in the Create Logset pop-up window:
    • Log Topic Name: enter project_test for example.
    • Logset Name: enter nginx for example.
    1. Click OK.
    2. The log topic is successfully added, and you will be redirected to the log topic management page as shown below:

    Creating SCF function

    1. Log in to the Serverles console and enter the function service page.
    2. At the top of the Function Service page, select the Beijing region and click Create to enter the function creation page and configure the following parameters:
    • Function name: enter "CLSdemo".
    • Runtime environment: select Python 2.7.
    • Creation method: select Function Template.
    • Fuzzy search: enter "CLSToCkafka" and search.
    1. Click Learn More in the template to view relevant information in the Template Details pop-up window, which can be downloaded.
    2. After configuring the basic information, click Next to enter the function configuration page.
    3. Keep the default function configuration and click Complete to complete the function creation.

      You should select the same VPC and subnet of CKafka for the created function on the "Function Configuration" page as shown below:

    Configuring CLS trigger

    1. Log in to the CLS console and click Log Topic on the left sidebar.
    2. Find the created logset (such as "project_test") and click View in the Operation column on the right to enter the logset details page.
    3. On the log topic details page, select Function Processing and click Create in the top-right corner. Add the created function in the pop-up "Function Processing" window as shown below:

      The main parameter information is as follows. Keep the remaining configuration items as default:
    • Namespace: select the function namespace.
    • Function name: select the function created in the Creating SCF function step.
    • Alias: select a function alias.
    • Maximum waiting time: configure the longest waiting time for a single event pull. Default value: 60s.

    Testing function

    1. Download the log file in the test sample, extract demo-scf1.txt, and import it to the source CLS service.
    2. Switch to the Serverless console to view the execution result.
      Select the Log Query tab on the function details page to view the printed log information as shown below:
    3. Log in to the CKafka console to view the data dumping and processing result.

      You can write specific data processing methods as needed.

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