VictoriaMetrics destination plugin

VictoriaMetrics is a scalable, high-performance, and cost-effective platform for collecting, storing, and analyzing time-series data. It is designed to handle large volumes of data, including metrics, logs, and traces, and provides advanced analytics and visualization capabilities for gaining insights into system behavior and performance.

Configuration parameters

The VictoriaMetrics destination plugin provides these configuration parameters.


HostIP address or hostname of the target HTTP Server.
PortTCP port of the target HTTP Server.
URISpecify an optional HTTP URI for the target web server.


HeadersAdd a HTTP header key/value pair. Multiple headers can be set.
Additional Prometheus Metric LabelsThis allows you to add custom labels to all metrics exposed through the Prometheus exporter. You may have multiple of these fields.
HTTP ProxySpecify an HTTP Proxy. The expected format of this value is http://host:port.
Log Response PayloadLog the response payload within the Core Pipeline log.

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.

Basic authentication

HTTP UsernameBasic Auth Username.
HTTP PasswordBasic Auth Password. Requires HTTP_User to be set.