single_value

The single_value formatter plugin output the value of a single field instead of the whole record.

This formatter is often used in conjunction with none parser in input plugin.

Parameters

add_newline

type

default

version

bool

true

0.14.0

Adds \n to the result. If there is a trailing \n already, set it false.

message_key

type

default

version

string

message

0.14.0

The value of this field is outputted.

newline

type

default

version

enum

lf (for non-Windows) or crlf (for Windows)

1.11.5

Specify newline characters.

Example

tag: app.event
time: 1362020400
record: {"message":"Hello from Fluentd!"}

This incoming event is formatted to:

In non-Windows:

Hello from Fluentd!\n

In Windows:

Hello from Fluentd!\r\n

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