Logstash 5.3.3 Release Notesedit

  • Fixed an issue on Windows where Logstash was unable to locate the default log4j2.properties file (Issue 6352).

Input Pluginsedit


  • This plugin now automatically reconnects on connection issues (Issue 45.

HTTP Poller:

  • Added option to specify top level user/password options that apply to all URLs by default.
  • Added eager auth functionality. This means the client will send any credentials in its first request rather than waiting for a 401 challenge.


  • This input will now reject any non-log4j log objects sent as input.
  • RabbitMQ*:
  • Updated the underlying Rabbitmq Java lib to v3.0.0.


  • Fixed an issue when LS would crash when attempting to ingest a json file with a message attribute that is not a string (Issue 109.

Filter Pluginsedit


  • This plugin now ignores canceled events which were unnecessarily processed before.


  • Improved error messages that could happen during start up.


  • Fixed an issue when a subdirectory under patterns directory could crash Logstash at startup (Issue 110).

Output Pluginsedit


  • Fixed restore_from_crash option to use the same upload options as the normal uploader (Issue 140.
  • Updated canned_acl options to allow public-read, public-read-write and authenticated-read as possible values.
  • RabbitMQ*:
  • Updated the underlying Rabbitmq Java lib to v3.0.0.