Versions | v0.12 (td-agent2)

Routing Examples

This article shows typical routing examples.

Table of Contents

Simple Input -> Filter -> Output

<source>
  @type forward
</source>

<filter app.**>
  @type record_transformer
  <record>
    hostname "#{Socket.gethostname}"
  </record>
</filter>

<match app.**>
  @type file
  # ...
</match>

Two input cases

<source>
  @type forward
</source>

<source>
  @type tail
  tag system.logs
  # ...
</source>

<filter app.**>
  @type record_transformer
  <record>
    hostname "#{Socket.gethostname}"
  </record>
</filter>

<match {app.**,system.logs}>
  @type file
  # ...
</match>

If you want to separate data pipeline for each sources, use Label.

Input -> Filter -> Output with Label

Label reduces complex tag handling by separating data pipeline.

<source>
  @type forward
</source>

<source>
  @type dstat
  @label @METRICS # dstat events are routed to <label @METRICS>
  # ...
</source>

<filter app.**>
  @type record_transformer
  <record>
    # ...
  </record>
</filter>

<match app.**>
  @type file
  # ...
</match>

<label @METRICS>
  <match **>
    @type elasticsearch
    # ...
  </match>
</label>

Re-route event by tag

Use fluent-plugin-route plugin. route plugin rewrites tag and re-emit events to other match or Label.

<match worker.**>
  @type route
  remove_tag_prefix worker
  add_tag_prefix metrics.event

  <route **>
    copy # For fall-through. Without copy, routing is stopped here. 
  </route>
  <route **>
    copy
    @label @BACKUP
  </route>
</match>

<match metrics.event.**>
  @type stdout
</match>

<label @BACKUP>
  <match metrics.event.**>
    @type file
    path /var/log/fluent/bakcup
  </match>
</label>

Re-route event by record content

Use fluent-plugin-rewrite-tag-filter.

<source>
  @type forward
</source>

# event example: app.logs {"message":"[info]: ..."}
<match app.**>
  @type rewrite_tag_filter
  rewriterule1 message ^\[(\w+)\] $1.${tag}
</match>

# send mail when receives alert level logs
<match alert.app.**>
  @type mail
  # ...
</match>

# other logs are stored into file
<match *.app.**>
  @type file
  # ...
</match>

See also out_rewrite_tag_filter article.

Re-route event to other Label

Use relabel plugin. relabel plugin simply emits events to Label. No tag rewrite.

<source>
  @type forward
</source>

<match app.**>
  @type copy
  <store>
    @type forward
    # ...
  </store>
  <store>
    @type relabel
    @label @NOTIFICATION
  </store>
</match>

<label @NOTIFICATION>
  <filter app.**>
    @type grep
    regexp1 message ERROR
  </filter>

  <match app.**>
    @type mail
  </match>
</label>
Last updated: 2016-12-08 02:03:30 UTC

Versions | v0.12 (td-agent2)

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