udp

Send events over UDP

Keep in mind that UDP will lose messages.

 

Synopsis

This plugin supports the following configuration options:

Required configuration options:

udp {
    host => ...
    port => ...
}

Available configuration options:

Setting Input type Required Default value

codec

codec

No

"json"

host

string

Yes

port

number

Yes

workers

number

No

1

Details

 

codec

  • Value type is codec
  • Default value is "json"

The codec used for output data. Output codecs are a convenient method for encoding your data before it leaves the output, without needing a separate filter in your Logstash pipeline.

host

  • This is a required setting.
  • Value type is string
  • There is no default value for this setting.

The address to send messages to

port

  • This is a required setting.
  • Value type is number
  • There is no default value for this setting.

The port to send messages on

workers

  • Value type is number
  • Default value is 1

The number of workers to use for this output. Note that this setting may not be useful for all outputs.