Links

Observe

Observe employs the http output plugin, allowing you to flush your records into Observe.
For now the functionality is pretty basic and it issues a POST request with the data records in MessagePack (or JSON) format.
The following are the specific HTTP parameters to employ:

Configuration Parameters

Key
Description
default
host
IP address or hostname of Observe's data collection endpoint. $(OBSERVE_CUSTOMER) is your Customer ID
OBSERVE_CUSTOMER.collect.observeinc.com
port
TCP port of to employ when sending to Observe
443
tls
Specify to use tls
on
uri
Specify the HTTP URI for the Observe's data ingest
/v1/http/fluentbit
format
The data format to be used in the HTTP request body
msgpack
header
The specific header that provides the Observe token needed to authorize sending data into a datastream.
Authorization Bearer ${OBSERVE_TOKEN}
header
The specific header to instructs Observe how to decode incoming payloads
X-Observe-Decoder fluent
compress
Set payload compression mechanism. Option available is 'gzip'
gzip
tls.ca_file
For use with Windows: provide path to root cert

Configuration File

In your main configuration file, append the following Input & Output sections:
[OUTPUT]
name http
match *
host my-observe-customer-id.collect.observeinc.com
port 443
tls on
uri /v1/http/fluentbit
format msgpack
header Authorization Bearer ${OBSERVE_TOKEN}
header X-Observe-Decoder fluent
compress gzip
# For Windows: provide path to root cert
#tls.ca_file C:\fluent-bit\isrgrootx1.pem
Last modified 1mo ago