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HTTP transport for logstash-gelf

logstash-gelf provides a HTTP/HTTPS transport to send log events to HTTP endpoints. The HTTP sender uses POST to send uncompressed JSON data. It sets the Content-type header to application/json and expects response status 202 Accepted.

http://host[:port]/[path] (POST)


  • scheme (fixed: http or https, directly used to determine the to be used sender class)
  • host (variable: the host)
  • port (variable: optional, the port. Defaults to 80 for HTTP and 443 for HTTPS)
  • path (variable: optional, path on the server)