Conversion of field from string to int64


I have some data that is being ingested via Logstash and then being passed to Kafka as an output. From Kafka the data is then being passed to InfluxDB.
I have a field which is ingested as a string, an example is as this "0.5.-109.116"
I need this field to be of int64 type instead of a string.
I see that I cannot convert this as needed via mutate/convert filter or change how it is stored on Kafka output.
What is the best way to convert this field type in Logstash?

(Magnus B├Ąck) #2

And what would the desired integer representation of "0.5.-109.116" be?

(system) #3

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