I have been running a node.js app using the App Platform since last year. I am having occasional errors from users submitting information which I have been able to see through log messages (through the control panel).
An app crashed about a week ago (25 March) and DO automatically re-deployed/re-started the app (same deployment id). Since the app was restarted, I have been unable to view the crash log (pre-25 March) or previous normal log activity, and it appears these have been overwritten with new normal log activity from post-25 march.
Note that my last deployment of this was on 1 March (same deployment id). I have been unable to view any logs on the same deployment ID between 1 March and 25 March.
How can I go back to view the crash log details from 25 March? Through the control panel and doctl I can only view post-25 March logs.
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I believe that the run logs are only stored to
stderrso once the container is redeployed the logs are cleared out.
I’ve seen a similar question here, where a community member was looking for a way to retain the logs:
I believe that according to the accepted answer, this is not supported currently, but this is something that is being considered for the future.
There is also another suggestion for a community member saying that they’ve decided to use
supervisordand store the logs into a file, then transported those log files to a remote syslog server via https://github.com/papertrail/remote_syslog2 in run_command before launching Docker Entrypoint.