We have seen an increasing interest to get Flume natively running on
Note that Flume 1.x is not officially supported on Windows and the following instructions are only meant to help interested parties - it does not mean that Flume is supported by the community on Windows. Please note that YMMV.
maven 3x, git, jdk1.6.x, WinRAR (or similar program)
Apache Flume agent node
jdk1.6.x, WinRAR (or similar program), Ultraedit++ or similar texteditor
JAVA_HOME" into "Variable name" and the path to your JDK installation into "Variable value" (Example:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_33)
M2_HOME", value Path to your maven installation (Example:
M2", value "
MAVEN_OPTS", value "
mvn clean" and "
mvn package -DskipTests"
flume-1.3.0-SNAPSHOT>"c:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_33\bin\java.exe" -Xmx20m -Dlog4j.configuration=
-cp "lib*" org.apache.flume.node.Application -f conf\test1.conf -n syslog-agent
Path to java.exe + Java related options + log4j config in Windows Uri style + Flume libs + application + config
This section will be extend from time to time. These sinks where reported in from users as working: