Supported Platforms

Platform

Metrics

Logs

Traces

Linux

Windows

macOS

Configuration Table

Parameter

Type

Default

Description

protocol*

enum

"rfc3164"

The RFC protocol to use when parsing incoming syslog. Valid values are rfc3164 or rfc5424.

connection_type

enum

udp

The transport protocol to use. Valid values are udp or tcp.

data_flow

enum

high

Enable high flow or reduced low flow.

listen_port*

int

5140

The port to bind to and receive syslog. Collector must be running as root (Linux) or Administrator (windows) when binding to a port below 1024.

listen_ip

string

"0.0.0.0"

The IP address to bind to and receive syslog.

timezone

enum

UTC

RFC3164 only. The timezone to use when parsing timestamps.

enable_tls

bool

false

Whether or not to use TLS.

cert_file

string

Path to the TLS cert to use for TLS required connections.

key_file

string

Path to the TLS key to use for TLS required connections.

ca_file

string

When set, enforces mutual TLS authentication and verifies client certificates.

tls_min_version

enum

"1.2"

The minimum TLS version to support. 1.0 and 1.1 should not be considered secure.

*required field


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