Graylog2 log target for Yii2 framework applications

0.9.1 2016-11-10 10:15 UTC


Graylog2 log target for Yii2 framework applications

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For installation the yii2-graylog-target library in your projects as composer dependency, run the command:

php composer.phar require "devgroup/yii2-graylog-target:*"

... or just add to composer.json file the following line:

"devgroup/yii2-graylog-target": "*"


Configure from config array

'components' => [
  'log' => [
    'grayii' => [
      'transport' => [
        'class' => \Gelf\Transport\HttpTransport::class,
        'host' => '',
        'port' => 12201,
      'appName' => 'app name',
Available config parameters:
Param key Optional Default value Description
transport + Gelf\Transport\HttpTransport Transport config array for publishing a message to Graylog2 server
publisher + Gelf\Publisher Publisher config array
messageValidator + Gelf\MessageValidator Message validator class for publisher
container + \Yii::$container DI container
version + 1.1 GELF spec version
appName + ID of the application Category name for log message


  • Sent additional data:

      'short' => 'Short message or title',  // required. alternate usage variant: `Short message or title` (without a key 'short', but first item in array)
      'full' => 'Full message',             // optional. full message of log. For example, may be a stack trace as string or other detalized message
      '_field1' => 'value1',                // optional. additional field starts with '_' symbol
      '_field2' => 'value2',                // optional. additional field starts with '_' symbol
  • Sent exception:

    try {
      ... running code with harmful bugs...
    } catch (\Throwable $t) {
  • Sent short message:

    Yii::trace('The short message example'); // or equivalent usage is Yii::trace(['The short message example']);


Tests was placed int the test directory. Tests can be running by the command:

php composer.phar exec codecept run

Tests with different php versions with docker:

  • PHP v5.6

    docker run -it --rm --name php56-for-grayii-tests -v "$PWD":/usr/src/myapp -w /usr/src/myapp php:5.6-cli php vendor/bin/codecept run

  • PHP v7.0

    docker run -it --rm --name php70-for-grayii-tests -v "$PWD":/usr/src/myapp -w /usr/src/myapp php:7.0-cli php vendor/bin/codecept run

  • HHVM

    docker run -it --rm --name hhvm-for-grayii-tests -v "$PWD":/usr/src/myapp -w /usr/src/myapp diegomarangoni/hhvm:cli hhvm vendor/bin/codecept run