Fluentd source plugin

The Fluentd source plugin lets you collect data (including logs, metrics, and events) from your Fluentd instances.

Configuration parameters

The Fluentd source plugin provides these configuration parameters. Items in the Name column display in the Calyptia Dashboard. Items in the Key column are the YAML keys to use in pipeline configuration files.


NameNamePlugin instance name for identification purposes.none


PortportRequired. TCP port used for listening for incoming messages.5170

Security and TLS

TLStlsEnable or disable TLS/SSL support.none
TLS Certificate Validationtls.verifyTurn TLS/SSL certificate validation on or off. TLS must be on for this setting to be enabled.on
TLS Debug Leveltls.debugSet TLS debug verbosity level. Accepted values: 0 (No debug), 1 (Error), 2 (State change), 3 (Informational), 4 (Verbose).1
CA Certificate File Pathtls.ca_fileAbsolute path to CA certificate file.none
Certificate File Pathtls.crt_fileAbsolute path to certificate file.none
Private Key File Pathtls.key_fileAbsolute path to private key file.none
Private Key Path Passwordtls.key_passwdOptional password for tls.key_file file.none
TLS SNI Hostname Extensiontls.vhostHostname to be used for TLS SNI extension.none

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).