Dots codec pluginedit

  • Plugin version: v3.0.5
  • Released on: 2017-08-15
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For plugins not bundled by default, it is easy to install by running bin/logstash-plugin install logstash-codec-dots. See Working with plugins for more details.

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.