Telegraf source plugin

Telegraf is an open source data collection agent that lets you collect and process metrics from various sources, and then send them to different destinations. It provides a lightweight and efficient solution for collecting and processing metrics, with support for various input sources such as system metrics, network metrics, and application metrics.

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

Configuration parameters

The Telegraf source plugin provides these configuration parameters.


PortTCP port used for listening for incoming messages.


Tag KeySpecify the key name to overwrite a tag. If set, the tag will be overwritten by a value of the key.
Buffer Max SizeSpecify the maximum buffer size in KB to receive a JSON message.
Buffer Chunk SizeSets the chunk size for incoming JSON messages. Chunks are stored and managed in the space available by buffer_max_size.
Successful Response CodeLets you set successful response codes. Supported values: 200, 201, 204.

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.