Log forwarder is a docker container that runs in Cloud Proxy to enable on-premise log aggregation and configuration management. While configuring a log forwarder container, you must stay at or below the supported maximums for HTTP and syslog requests.

  • The default configuration for Cloud Proxy is 4 vCPUs and 12 GB RAM.
  • The default configuration for log forwarder is 1 vCPU and 1 GB RAM. For a higher throughput, you can contact customer support to modify the log forwarder resource limits.
Log Forwarder Configuration Maximums for HTTP Requests Maximums for Syslog TCP Requests
1 CPU; 1 GB memory

1400 requests per second

or 20 MBps

10,500 messages per second

or 3.2 MBps

2 CPUs; 4 GB memory

2500 requests per second

or 48 MBps

17,700 messages per second

or 5.4 MBps

4 CPUs; 8 GB memory

3800 requests per second

or 63 MBps

36,000 messages per second

or 11 MBps

8 CPUs, 16 GB memory

5900 requests per second

or 100 MBps

75,000 messages per second

or 26 MBps