lib.logger(source, event, message, ...)
  • source: number or string
    • Preferably an active player id, otherwise an identifier, or wherever else it originated from.
  • event: string
    • A name for the log event (i.e. the trigerring event or a description)
  • message: string
    • The content for the log.
  • vararg: string
    • Additional arguments are converted to tags for additional filtering and searching.

local vehicle = Ox.CreateVehicle(false, `sultanrs`, vector4(-56.479122, -1116.870362, 26.432250, 0.000030517578))
lib.logger(-1, 'CreateVehicle', json.encode(vehicle))


Create your Datadog (opens in a new tab) account

You will receive a free 14 day trial, otherwise refer to their pricing (opens in a new tab) guide.
Free accounts are limited, however logs will still be retained for 14 days.

Create an API key (opens in a new tab)

This is a UUID used to submit logs to your Datadog organisation.


Set your API key and Datadog site (opens in a new tab) using the following convars.

set datadog:key "yourapikey"
set datadog:site ""

Grafana Loki

Loki is a horizontally scalable, highly available, multi-tenant log aggregation system inspired by Prometheus.
It is designed to be very cost effective and easy to operate.

  • Has free tier with some restrictions
  • Easy to manage
  • Easier to setup
  • Mostly managed by Grafana

Create your Grafana (opens in a new tab) account

Head to My Account (opens in a new tab)

Setup Loki

Find the Loki section in your account panel, and click "Details". Generate a password and save the API key, as well as your user and url.


Use the following convars to set your logging service, endpoint, and authentication details.

set ox:logger "loki"
set loki:user "<insert your user>"
set loki:password "<insert the api key or password>"
set loki:endpoint "<insert loki url without http:// or https://>"


Fivemanage (opens in a new tab) is an easy-to-use, all-in-one SaaS for game servers that provides logging.

Create an account

Sign up at Fivemanage (opens in a new tab).

Make sure you have the Hobby or Pro plan.

You'll get a 14-days free trial if you do not already have an subscription, you can find more information here (opens in a new tab) and on the pricing (opens in a new tab) page.

Create a new token

You'll need to create a new token with the type Logs.


set ox:logger "fivemanage"
set fivemanage:key "YOUR_API_KEY"