Datadog destination plugin

Datadog is a cloud-based logging platform that provides real-time log analytics and monitoring capabilities for your applications and infrastructure. The Datadog Logs destination plugin in Calyptia Core allows you to seamlessly integrate your telemetry data with Datadog Logs, letting you to store, analyze, and visualize your log data using logging tools in Datadog. With the Datadog Logs destination plugin, you can configure your Calyptia Core pipeline to send your log data to Datadog Logs.

Whether you're working with application logs, system logs, or other types of log data, the Datadog Logs destination plugin in Calyptia Core provides a method for you to integrate your log data with Datadog Logs for further analysis and visualization.

Configuration parameters

The Datadog Logs destination plugin provides these configuration parameters.


Datadog API KeyDatadog API Key found within account settings.


Datadog ServerThe Datadog server where you are sending your logs.
Datadog Service NameThe human readable name for your service generating the logs - the name of your application or database.
Datadog Source NameA human readable name for the underlying technology of your service. For example, postgres or nginx.
Datadog TagsThe tags you want to assign to your logs in Datadog.
Datadog Message KeyBy default, the plugin searches for the key 'log' and remap the value to the key message. If the property is set, the plugin will search the property name key.
Include Tag KeyIf enabled, tag is appended to output. The key name is used tag_key property.
Tag KeyThe key name of tag. If include_tag_key is false, This property is ignored.
JSON Date KeyDate Key Name for output in log.
Compressioncompresses the payload in GZIP format, Datadog supports and recommends setting this to 'gzip'.
ProxySpecify an HTTP Proxy. The expected format of this value is http://host:port. HTTPS is not supported.

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.

Advanced networking

DNS ModeSelect the primary DNS connection type (TCP or UDP).
DNS ResolverSelect the primary DNS connection type (TCP or UDP).
Prefer IPv4Prioritize IPv4 DNS results when trying to establish a connection.
KeepaliveEnable or disable Keepalive support.
Keepalive Idle TimeoutSet maximum time allowed for an idle Keepalive connection.
Max Connect TimeoutSet maximum time allowed to establish a connection, this time includes the TLS handshake.
Max Connect Timeout Log ErrorOn connection timeout, specify if it should log an error. When disabled, the timeout is logged as a debug message.
Max Keepalive RecycleSet maximum number of times a keepalive connection can be used before it is retired.
Source AddressSpecify network address to bind for data traffic.