Graphite codec pluginedit

  • Plugin version: v3.0.6
  • Released on: 2021-08-12
  • Changelog

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This codec will encode and decode Graphite formated lines.

Graphite Codec Configuration Optionsedit



  • Value type is array
  • Default value is ["%{[^}]+}"]

Exclude regex matched metric names, by default exclude unresolved %{field} strings


  • Value type is boolean
  • Default value is false

Indicate that the event @fields should be treated as metrics and will be sent as is to graphite


  • Value type is array
  • Default value is [".*"]

Include only regex matched metric names


  • Value type is hash
  • Default value is {}

The metric(s) to use. This supports dynamic strings like %{host} for metric names and also for values. This is a hash field with key of the metric name, value of the metric value. Example:

    [ "%{host}/uptime", "%{uptime_1m}" ]

The value will be coerced to a floating point value. Values which cannot be coerced will zero (0)


  • Value type is string
  • Default value is "*"

Defines format of the metric string. The placeholder * will be replaced with the name of the actual metric. This supports dynamic strings like %{host}.

    metrics_format => "%{host}*.sum"

If no metrics_format is defined the name of the metric will be used as fallback.