How to configureLogstash HTTP output plugin

What is the significance of verify_ssl option of HTTP output plug-in ?

How to configure Logstash HTTP output plugin with the following options

  • Enable SSL (Https)
  • Enable client certificate path so that server side able validate the client certificate.

Basically it makes sure that the hostname returned by the end point matches the name provided in the cert.

If you want to use SSL then just specify a HTTPS URL, it'll do validation by default.

If the certificate chain contains a self-signed certificate, can it cause the Handshake to fail?