VictoriaMetrics destination plugin

VictoriaMetrics is a scalable, high-performance, and cost-effective platform for collecting, storing, and analyzing time-series data. It is designed to handle large volumes of data, including metrics, logs, and traces, and provides advanced analytics and visualization capabilities for gaining insights into system behavior and performance.

Configuration parameters

The VictoriaMetrics 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.




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

Additional Prometheus Metric Labels

This allows you to add custom labels to all metrics exposed through the Prometheus exporter. You may have multiple of these fields.

HTTP Proxy

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

Log Response Payload

Log the response payload within the Core Pipeline log.

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.

Basic authentication


HTTP Username

Basic Auth Username.

HTTP Password

Basic Auth Password. Requires HTTP_User to be set.

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