TCP source plugin

TCP is a widely used networking protocol that provides reliable, ordered, and efficient transmission of data between devices on a network. The TCP source plugin lets you send custom records to an HTTP endpoint. It provides a convenient way to configure your Calyptia Core pipeline to collect data from machines on a network.

Configuration parameters

The TCP source plugin provides these configuration parameters.


PortTCP port used for listening for incoming messages.


FormatSet the format: json or none.
SeparatorSpecify UDP or TCP.
Chunk SizeSet the chunk size for incoming messages.
Buffer SizeSets the chunk size for incoming JSON messages. Chunks are stored and managed in the space available by buffer_size.

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