Common Event Format

Supported Platforms

Platform

Metrics

Logs

Traces

Linux

Windows

macOS

Configuration Table

Parameter

Type

Default

Description

file_log_path*

strings

Specify a single path or multiple paths to read one or many files. You may also use a wildcard (*) to read multiple files within a directory.

exclude_file_log_path

strings

""

Specify a single path or multiple paths to exclude one or many files from being read. You may also use a wildcard (*) to exclude multiple files from being read within a directory.

log_type

string

"cef"

Adds the specified 'Type' as a log record attribute to each log message.

location

timezone

"UTC"

The geographic location (timezone) to use when parsing logs that contain a timestamp

timezone

timezone

"UTC"

The timezone to use when parsing timestamps.

start_at

enum

end

Start reading file from 'beginning' or 'end'.

*required field


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