HTTP destination plugin

You use HTTP to send your processed telemetry data to an HTTP endpoint, such as a web server or an API. With the HTTP destination plugin, you can seamlessly integrate Calyptia Core with various external systems that support HTTP, allowing you to send your data to remote servers or services over the internet. By using HTTP destination plugin, you can transmit your data securely and reliably, ensuring that your data reaches its intended destination in a timely and efficient manner.

Configuration parameters

The HTTP destination plugin provides these configuration parameters.




IP address or hostname of the target HTTP Server.


TCP port of the target HTTP Server.


Specify an optional HTTP URI for the target web server.


Specify the data format to be used in the HTTP request body, by default it uses json_lines. Other supported formats are json and json_stream.




Add a HTTP header key/value pair. Multiple headers can be set.


Set payload compression mechanism.

HTTP Proxy

Specify an HTTP Proxy. The expected format of this value is http://host:port.

JSON Date Format

Specify the format of the date, supported formats: double, iso8601 (for example, 2018-05-30T09:39:52.000681Z), java_sql_timestamp (for example, 2018-05-30 09:39:52.000681, which can be used with AWS Athena), and epoch.

JSON Date Key

Specify the name of the date field in output.

Body Key

Specify the key which contains the body.

Header Tag

Set a HTTP header which value is the tag of the record.

Header Key

Specify the key which contains the headers.

Security and TLS



Enable or disable TLS/SSL support.

TLS Certificate Validation

Turn TLS/SSL certificate validation on or off. TLS must be on for this setting to be enabled.

TLS Debug Level

Set TLS debug verbosity level. Accepts these values: 0 (No debug), 1 (Error), 2 (State change), 3 (Informational), 4 (Verbose).

CA Certificate File Path

Absolute path to CA certificate file.

Certificate File Path

Absolute path to certificate file.

Private Key File Path

Absolute path to private key file.

Private Key File Password

Optional password for tls.key_file file.

TLS SNI Hostname Extension

Hostname to be used for TLS SNI extension.

Advanced networking


DNS Mode

Select the primary DNS connection type (TCP or UDP).

DNS Resolver

Select the primary DNS connection type (TCP or UDP).

Prefer IPv4

Prioritize IPv4 DNS results when trying to establish a connection.


Enable or disable Keepalive support.

Keepalive Idle Timeout

Set maximum time allowed for an idle Keepalive connection.

Max Connect Timeout

Set maximum time allowed to establish a connection, this time includes the TLS handshake.

Max Connect Timeout Log Error

On connection timeout, specify if it should log an error. When disabled, the timeout is logged as a debug message.

Max Keepalive Recycle

Set maximum number of times a keepalive connection can be used before it is retired.

Source Address

Specify network address to bind for data traffic.

Basic authentication


HTTP Username

Basic Auth Username.

HTTP Password

Basic Auth Password. Requires HTTP_User to be set.

AWS authentication


Enable AWS Authentication

Enable AWS Sigv4 Authentication.

Enable AWS Sigv4 Authentication

AWS destination service code, used by SigV4 authentication.

AWS Region

AWS Region of your service.

AWS STS Endpoint

Custom endpoint for the AWS STS API, used with the AWS_Role_ARN option.

AWS IAM Assume Role

ARN of an IAM role to assume (for example, cross-account access).

AWS External ID

Specify an external ID for the STS API, can be used with the aws_role_arn parameter if your role requires an external ID.

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