Input Plugins

Fluentd has nine (9) types of plugins:

This article gives an overview of the Input Plugin.


Input plugins extend Fluentd to retrieve and pull event logs from the external sources. An input plugin typically creates a thread, socket, and a listening socket. It can also be written to periodically pull data from the data sources.

List of Input Plugins

Other Input Plugins

Refer to this list of available plugins to find out about other Input plugins:

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