Plugin Name: FileOutput
Writes message data out to a file system.
Full path to the output file. If date rotation is in use, then the output file path can support strftime syntax to embed timestamps in the file path: http://strftime.org
File permission for writing. A string of the octal digit representation. Defaults to “644”.
Permissions to apply to directories created for FileOutput’s parent directory if it doesn’t exist. Must be a string representation of an octal integer. Defaults to “700”.
Interval at which accumulated file data should be written to disk, in milliseconds (default 1000, i.e. 1 second). Set to 0 to disable.
Number of messages to accumulate until file data should be written to disk (default 1, minimum 1).
Operator describing how the two parameters “flush_interval” and “flush_count” are combined. Allowed values are “AND” or “OR” (default is “AND”).
New in version 0.6.
Specifies whether or not the encoded data sent out over the TCP connection should be delimited by Heka’s Stream Framing. Defaults to true if a ProtobufEncoder is used, false otherwise.
New in version 0.9.
Interval at which the output file should be rotated, in hours. Only the following values are allowed: 0, 1, 4, 12, 24 (set to 0 to disable). The files will be named relative to midnight of the day. Defaults to 0, i.e. disabled.
[counter_file] type = "FileOutput" message_matcher = "Type == 'heka.counter-output'" path = "/var/log/heka/counter-output.log" perm = "666" flush_count = 100 flush_operator = "OR" encoder = "PayloadEncoder"