in_unix Input plugin enables Fluentd to retrieve records from the Unix Domain Socket. The wire protocol is the same as
in_forward, but the transport layer is different.
It is included in Fluentd's core.
<source>@type unixpath /path/to/socket.sock</source>
Refer to the Configuration File article for the basic structure and syntax of the configuration file.
The value must be
The path to your Unix Domain Socket.
Fluentd will use the environment variable
FLUENT_SOCKET if defined.
The backlog of Unix Domain Socket.
in_unix uses incoming event's tag by default. If the
tag parameter is set, its value is used instead.
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