The IONOS Logging Service is a cloud-based service that allows you to store, manage, and analyze logs generated by your applications or systems. It is a scalable and cost-effective solution for organizations that need to manage and analyze large volumes of logs.
Logging Service is also an efficient log management solution. It has a number of features and benefits that can help organizations improve their log management practices and troubleshoot issues more quickly.


The architecture of the Logging Service includes three main components:
Data Collection: Data is collected from various sources such as applications, servers, and network devices. This data is then sent to a centralized logging platform.
Logging Platform: The logging platform stores the logs in a centralized location, which you can access for analysis and troubleshooting. The platform includes log search, routing, storage, analytics, and visualization features.
Analytics and Visualization: Analytics and visualization tools allow you to analyze and visualize the log data. This helps you identify patterns and trends and troubleshoot issues.


Logging Service offers the following key features:
Scalability: The service can handle large volumes of logs and scale up or down per the user's needs.
Availability: The service is available 24/7, and logs can be accessed from anywhere using a web-based interface.
Security: The service ensures the security of logs by providing encryption, access controls, and audit trails.
Customization: Customize the service per your needs, such as defining log retention periods, setting up alerts, and creating custom dashboards.


Logging Service offers the following benefits:
Reduced Costs: Logging Service eliminates the need to invest in hardware and software for log management. You only pay for the services they use, which can result in significant cost savings.
Increased Efficiency: Logging Service automates log management tasks such as log collection, storage, and analysis. This reduces the time and effort required by you to manage logs manually.
Improved Troubleshooting: Logging Service provides you with real-time access to log data, which helps them identify and troubleshoot issues quickly.
Compliance: Logging Service can help organizations meet compliance requirements by providing secure log storage and access controls.

Regional Availability

  • Berlin


Based on the chosen plan, there are some limitations:
  • Rate and Bandwidth limitations:
    • Default HTTP rate limit: 50 requests per seconds.
    • Default TCP bandwidth: approximately 15,000 logs per seconds.
  • Maximum 10 pipelines.
  • Maximum 3 log streams per pipeline.
  • User must be the contract owner.

Log Sources & Types

  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Systemd
  • Generic