out_fileOutput plugin writes events to files. By default, it creates files on a daily basis (around 00:10). This means that when you first import records using the plugin, no file is created immediately.
timekeycondition has been met. To change the output frequency, please modify the
pathparameter supports placeholders, so you can embed
recordfields in the path.
pathparameter is used as
pathin this plugin.
/path/to/file.%Y%m%d/buffer.b5692238db04045286097f56f361028db.log. This is an intermediate buffer file (
b5692238db04045286097f56f361028dbidentifies the buffer). Once the content of the buffer has been completely flushed, you will see the output file without the trailing identifier.
out_fileflushes each chunk to a different path.
gzip. No compression is performed by default.
file. No symlink is created by default. This is useful for tailing file content to check logs.
@log_leveloption allows the user to set different levels of logging for each plugin.