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Trying to monitor local macOS system logs and performance data as remote log from Ubuntu instance on VirtualBox

Herman
Explorer

I am trying to get my Ubuntu instance on VirtualBox to ingest my mac's system logs and performance data as remote logs.

I already installed the add-on for linux and unix and configured the forwarding host as 10.0.2.255:9997 on my Mac and receiving port as 9997 on the Ubuntu instance. 

I edited the input.config of the add-on for linux and unix and enable all the metrics and put the 'index = mac' on every one of them.

I already added the index 'mac' for the admin on the ubuntu instance. However, when I searched 'index = mac' on the ubuntu instance, there is no data. 

Is there something important that I am missing? Any help would be appreciated as this is really important as this will determine whether I will have the opportunity. Many thanks!

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