The hekad daemon is the core component of the heka project, which handles routing messages, generating metrics, aggregating statsd-type messages, running plugins on the messages, and sending messages to the configured destinations.

Command Line Options

Output the version number, then exit.
-config config_path
Specify the configuration file or directory to use; the default is /etc/hekad.toml. If config_path resolves to a directory, all files in that directory must be valid TOML files. (See hekad.config(5).)

See also

heka project


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