Versions | v1.0 (td-agent3) | v0.12 (td-agent2)

null Output Plugin

The null output plugin just throws away events.

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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

Last updated: 2018-09-25 22:47:58 +0000

Versions | v1.0 (td-agent3) | v0.12 (td-agent2)

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