TCP destination plugin

TCP is a type of destination plugin that enables you to send your processed telemetry data to a remote TCP endpoint. With the TCP destination plugin, you can seamlessly integrate Calyptia Core with various TCP-based services, enabling you to transmit your data to remote systems or services over the network.

By using the TCP destination plugin, you can configure your Calyptia Core pipeline to send your data to a remote TCP endpoint, enabling you to integrate your telemetry data with other systems or services for various purposes. Whether you need to store, analyze, or use your data for other purposes, the TCP destination plugin provides a flexible and powerful solution for transmitting your telemetry data over the network.

Configuration parameters

The TCP destination plugin provides these configuration parameters.




IP address or hostname of the target service.


TCP port of the target service.


Set the format: json or none.



JSON Date Format

Specify the format of the date. Supported formats are double, epoch, iso8601 (for example, 2018-05-30T09:39:52.000681Z) and java_sql_timestamp (for example, 2018-05-30 09:39:52.000681).

JSON Date Key

Specify the name of the time key in the output record. To disable the time key, set the value to false.

Raw Message Key

Specify the key which contains the message to send in raw format. For example, log key.

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 Path 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.

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