This functionality is experimental and may be changed or removed completely in a future release. Elastic will take a best effort approach to fix any issues, but experimental features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
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The Console output writes events in JSON format to stdout.
output.console: pretty: true
You can specify the following options in the
console section of the
journalbeat.yml config file:
pretty is set to true, events written to stdout will be nicely formatted. The default is false.
Output codec configuration. If the
codec section is missing, events will be json encoded using the
See Change the output codec for more information.
The enabled config is a boolean setting to enable or disable the output. If set to false, the output is disabled.
The default value is true.
The maximum number of events to buffer internally during publishing. The default is 2048.
Specifying a larger batch size may add some latency and buffering during publishing. However, for Console output, this setting does not affect how events are published.
bulk_max_size to values less than or equal to 0 disables the
splitting of batches. When splitting is disabled, the queue decides on the
number of events to be contained in a batch.