Dummy

Last updated 2 months ago

The dummy input plugin, generates dummy events. It is useful for testing, debugging, benchmarking and getting started with Fluent Bit.

Configuration Parameters

The plugin supports the following configuration parameters:

Getting Started

You can run the plugin from the command line or through the configuration file:

Key

Description

Dummy

Dummy JSON record. Default: {"message":"dummy"}

Rate

Events number generated per second. Default: 1

Command Line

$ fluent-bit -i dummy -o stdout
Fluent-Bit v0.12.0
Copyright (C) Treasure Data
[2017/07/06 21:55:29] [ info] [engine] started
[0] dummy.0: [1499345730.015265366, {"message"=>"dummy"}]
[1] dummy.0: [1499345731.002371371, {"message"=>"dummy"}]
[2] dummy.0: [1499345732.000267932, {"message"=>"dummy"}]
[3] dummy.0: [1499345733.000757746, {"message"=>"dummy"}]

Configuration File

In your main configuration file append the following Input & Output sections:

[INPUT]
Name dummy
Tag dummy.log
[OUTPUT]
Name stdout
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