Fluentd source plugin

Fluentd is a popular open-source data collector and logs aggregator, designed to collect data from various sources, transform it, and export it to different destinations. It provides a flexible and reliable solution for collecting and processing data, with support for various input sources such as logs, metrics, and events.

You can use the Fluentd source plugin to configure your Calyptia Core pipeline to collect data from your Fluentd instances.

Configuration parameters

The Fluentd source plugin provides these configuration parameters.


PortTCP port used for listening for incoming messages.

Security and TLS

TLSEnable or disable TLS/SSL support.
TLS Certificate ValidationTurn TLS/SSL certificate validation on or off. TLS must be on for this setting to be enabled.
TLS Debug LevelSet TLS debug verbosity level. Accepts these values: 0 (No debug), 1 (Error), 2 (State change), 3 (Informational), 4 (Verbose).
CA Certificate File PathAbsolute path to CA certificate file.
Certificate File PathAbsolute path to certificate file.
Private key File PathAbsolute path to private key file.
Private Key Path PasswordOptional password for tls.key_file file.
TLS SNI Hostname ExtensionHostname to be used for TLS SNI extension.

Configuring Fluentd to send data to Calyptia Core

You can configure Fluentd to send data to Calyptia Core by using the out_forward Fluentd plugin.

For more information, visit the Fluentd documentation (opens in a new tab).