File Polling InputΒΆ

New in version 0.7.

Plugin Name: FilePollingInput

FilePollingInputs periodically read (unbuffered) the contents of a file specified, and creates a Heka message with the contents of the file as the payload.


  • file_path(string):

    The absolute path to the file which the input should read.

  • ticker_interval (unit):

    How often, in seconds to input should read the contents of the file.


type = "FilePollingInput"
ticker_interval = 1
file_path = "/proc/meminfo"
decoder = "MemStatsDecoder"