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LAVA publisher

Receive and forward events coming from lava services.

Command line

This daemon is part of lava-server and is started by: lava-server manage lava-publisher.


The systemd service is called lava-publisher.


lava-publisher should be able to:

  • open a socket on /tmp/
  • open a socket on port 5500
  • open a socket on port 8001

The services that generate events (lava-server-gunicorn) should be able to write to the local socket.


Daemon start options:

  • /etc/default/lava-publisher
  • /etc/lava-server/lava-publisher

Django configuration:

  • /etc/lava-server/settings.conf
  • /etc/lava-server/settings.yaml
  • /etc/lava-server/settings.d/*.yaml


The logs are stored in /var/log/lava-server/lava-publisher.log

The log rotation is configured in /etc/logrotate.d/lava-publisher-log.