Version: v0.1.0-alpha.5

View Container Logs

Sometimes its useful to view the log output of a particular container. You can quickly view logs for any container within Kalm through the log button:

log button

In this guide you will:

  • Create an application component that continously logs output
  • View the container logs within Kalm

Example Container Setup

Let's create a container that logs output every second. Create a new application, then add a single Component named logviewer with the image set to busybox.

In the Command input box, enter the following command, which outputs a timestamp every second:

/bin/sh -c 'i=0; while true; do echo "$i: $(date)"; i=$((i+1)); sleep 1; done'

log component

Click Deploy Component to instantiate the component container.

View Log

After your component is successfully deployed, click the Log Icon:

log button example


You should see the Log View:

log view

Logging System

While it's helpful to view logs for a single container individually as shown above, often you may want to view aggregated logs for multiple containers for specific time periods. For more on setting up a more robust logging system through Kalm, head to our Logging System section.

Last updated on by Scott Winges