Logstash 7.0.0-alpha2 Release Notes

Plugins

  • logstash-filter-elasticsearch

    • Add support for extracting hits total from Elasticsearch 7.x responses
    • Added connection check during register to avoid failures during processing
    • Changed Elasticsearch Client transport to use Manticore
    • Changed amount of logging details during connection failure
  • logstash-filter-fingerprint

    • Fixed concurrent SHA fingerprinting by making the instances thread local
  • NEW: logstash-filter-http

    • Beta version of HTTP filter plugin based on @lucashenning’s REST filter.
  • NEW: logstash-filter-memcached
  • logstash-input-beats

    • Loosen jar-dependencies manager gem dependency to allow plugin to work with JRubies that include a later version
    • Updated jar dependencies to reflect newer releases
  • logstash-input-file

    • Fixed issue where logs were being spammed with needless error messages #224
    • Fixed problem in tail and read modes where the read loop could get stuck if an IO error occurs in the loop. The file appears to be being read but it is not, suspected with file truncation schemes. #205
  • logstash-input-gelf

    • Fixed shutdown handling, robustness in socket closing and restarting, json parsing, code DRYing and cleanups #62
  • logstash-input-http

    • Loosen jar-dependencies manager gem dependency to allow plugin to work with JRubies that include a later version.
    • Changed jar dependencies to reflect newer versions
  • logstash-input-kafka

    • Added support for kafka property ssl.endpoint.identification.algorithm #302
    • Changed Kafka client version to 2.1.0
    • Changed Kafka client version to 2.0.1 #295
  • logstash-output-elasticsearch

    • Adds support for Index Lifecycle Management for Elasticsearch 6.6.0 and above, running with at least a Basic License(Beta) #805
    • Fixed support for Elasticsearch 7.x #812
  • logstash-output-http

    • Fixed handling of empty retryable_codes #99
  • logstash-output-kafka

    • Added support for kafka property ssl.endpoint.identification.algorithm #213
    • Changed Kafka client to version 2.1.0
    • Changed Kafka client to version 2.0.1 #209