in_forwardInput plugin listens to a TCP socket to receive the event stream. It also listens to an UDP socket to receive heartbeat messages.
in_forwardis included in Fluentd's core. No additional installation process is required.
in_forward, it needs additional processing time.
log_leveloption allows the user to set different levels of logging for each plugin. The supported log levels are:
Time.now.to_ifunction. On Linux, BSD and MAC systems, this is the number of seconds since 1970.
in_forwardcan't accept data from v1.0
out_forwardbecause time format is different. If you want to forward data from v1.0 to v0.12, set
tagof incoming events so no fixed
tagparameter. See above "Protocol" section.
out_forwardsetting in v0.14/v1.0 fluentd. See "Communication with v1.0".