if the elasticsearch is not reachable and data is being sent to logstash, does that data be cache by logstash until the elasticsearch is reachable?
https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/logstash/current/plugins-outputs-elasticsearch.html#_retry_policy explains the approach the plugin takes.
Thank you for your reply @warkolm. Three questions I want to ask:
- I haven't enabled
dead_letter_queue_enablein logstash.yml, but when the elasticsearch starts again, the data while elasticsearch isn't reachable is back. what does this if not DLQ.
- In case if I enable DLQ, Is there any limit on the number of events/requests that will be stored in DLQ? if yes then is it possible to configure or increase that?
- do i need to change logstash.yml file in all nodes of cluster for enabling DLQ?
The size of the DLQ is configurable.
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