Dots codec plugin v3.0.5edit

  • Plugin version: v3.0.5
  • Released on: 2017-08-15
  • Changelog

For other versions, see the overview list.

To learn more about Logstash, see the Logstash Reference.

Getting Helpedit

For questions about the plugin, open a topic in the Discuss forums. For bugs or feature requests, open an issue in Github. For the list of Elastic supported plugins, please consult the Elastic Support Matrix.


This codec generates a dot(.) to represent each Event it processes. This is typically used with stdout output to provide feedback on the terminal. It is also used to measure Logstash’s throughtput with the pv command.