lumberjackedit

Receive events using the lumberjack protocol.

This is mainly to receive events shipped with lumberjack[http://github.com/jordansissel/lumberjack], now represented primarily via the Logstash-forwarder.

 

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This plugin supports the following configuration options:

Required configuration options:

lumberjack {
    port => ...
    ssl_certificate => ...
    ssl_key => ...
}

Available configuration options:

Setting Input typeRequiredDefault value

add_field

hash

No

{}

codec

codec

No

"plain"

congestion_threshold

number

No

5

host

string

No

"0.0.0.0"

port

number

Yes

ssl_certificate

a valid filesystem path

Yes

ssl_key

a valid filesystem path

Yes

ssl_key_passphrase

password

No

tags

array

No

type

string

No

Detailsedit

 

add_fieldedit

  • Value type is hash
  • Default value is {}

Add a field to an event

codecedit

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

The codec used for input data. Input codecs are a convenient method for decoding your data before it enters the input, without needing a separate filter in your Logstash pipeline.

congestion_thresholdedit

  • Value type is number
  • Default value is 5

The number of seconds before we raise a timeout, this option is useful to control how much time to wait if something is blocking the pipeline.

hostedit

  • Value type is string
  • Default value is "0.0.0.0"

The IP address to listen on.

max_clients (DEPRECATED)edit

  • DEPRECATED WARNING: This configuration item is deprecated and may not be available in future versions.
  • Value type is number
  • There is no default value for this setting.

This setting no longer has any effect and will be removed in a future release.

portedit

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

The port to listen on.

ssl_certificateedit

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

SSL certificate to use.

ssl_keyedit

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

SSL key to use.

ssl_key_passphraseedit

  • Value type is password
  • There is no default value for this setting.

SSL key passphrase to use.

tagsedit

  • Value type is array
  • There is no default value for this setting.

Add any number of arbitrary tags to your event.

This can help with processing later.

typeedit

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

Add a type field to all events handled by this input.

Types are used mainly for filter activation.

The type is stored as part of the event itself, so you can also use the type to search for it in Kibana.

If you try to set a type on an event that already has one (for example when you send an event from a shipper to an indexer) then a new input will not override the existing type. A type set at the shipper stays with that event for its life even when sent to another Logstash server.

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