Vector can be installed through Homebrew which is generally used on MacOS systems.
Add the Timber tap and install
vector:brew tap timberio/brew && brew install vector
Start Vector:brew services start vector
That's it! Proceed to configure Vector for your use case.
Historical Vector versions can be found in the releases. Once you've found the version you'd like to install you can specify it with:
brew install vector@X.X.X
The Vector configuration file is placed in:
A full spec is located at
/usr/local/etc/vector/vector.spec.toml and examples
are located in
/usr/local/etc/vector/examples/*. You can learn more about
configuring Vector in the Configuration section.
Vector can be managed through the Homebrew services manager:Administration
brew remove vector
brew update && brew upgrade vector