Fastly will upload log messages periodically to the server in the format specified in the Kafka object.

Data model

auth_methodstringSASL authentication method.
brokersstringA comma-separated list of IP addresses or hostnames of Kafka brokers. Required.
compression_codecstringThe codec used for compression of your logs.
created_atstringDate and time in ISO 8601 format.
deleted_atstringDate and time in ISO 8601 format.
formatstringA Fastly log format string.
format_versionintegerThe version of the custom logging format used for the configured endpoint. The logging call gets placed by default in vcl_log if format_version is set to 2 and in vcl_deliver if format_version is set to 1.
namestringThe name for the real-time logging configuration.
parse_log_keyvalsbooleanEnables parsing of key=value tuples from the beginning of a logline, turning them into record headers.
passwordstringSASL password.
placementstringWhere in the generated VCL the logging call should be placed. If not set, endpoints with format_version of 2 are placed in vcl_log and those with format_version of 1 are placed in vcl_deliver.
request_max_bytesintegerThe maximum number of bytes sent in one request. Defaults 0 (no limit).
required_acksintegerThe number of acknowledgements a leader must receive before a write is considered successful.
response_conditionstringThe name of an existing condition in the configured endpoint, or leave blank to always execute.
service_idstringAlphanumeric string identifying the service.
tls_ca_certstringA secure certificate to authenticate a server with. Must be in PEM format.
tls_client_certstringThe client certificate used to make authenticated requests. Must be in PEM format.
tls_client_keystringThe client private key used to make authenticated requests. Must be in PEM format.
tls_hostnamestringThe hostname used to verify a server's certificate. It can either be the Common Name (CN) or a Subject Alternative Name (SAN).
topicstringThe Kafka topic to send logs to. Required.
updated_atstringDate and time in ISO 8601 format.
use_tlsintegerWhether to use TLS.
userstringSASL user.
versionintegerInteger identifying a service version.


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