null

The null output plugin just throws away events.

Example Configuration

out_null is included in Fluentd's core. No additional installation process is required.

<match pattern>
@type null
</match>

Please see the Config File article for the basic structure and syntax of the configuration file.

Supported modes

  • Non-Buffered

  • Synchronous

  • Asynchronous

See Output Plugin Overview for more details.

Parameters

Common Parameters

@type

The value must be null.

never_flush

type

default

version

bool

false

0.14.12

The parameter for testing to simulate output plugin which never succeed to flush.

<buffer> section

See Buffer section configurations for more details.

chunk_keys

type

default

version

array

tag

0.14.5

Overwrite default value in this plugin.

flush_at_shutdown

type

default

version

bool

true

0.14.5

Overwrite default value in this plugin.

chunk_limit_size

type

default

version

size

10240

0.14.5

Overwrite default value in this plugin.

Common Buffer / Output parameters

See Buffer Plugin Overview and Output Plugin Overview

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