RFC5424 is “the new format” of Syslog.


  • message: Syslog message
  • address: Destination address. e.g.
  • port: Destination port
  • facility: Syslog facility
  • severity: Syslog severity
  • hostname: Hostname to be used
  • process-name: Process name to be used
  • process-id: Process ID to be used
  • message-id: Message ID to be used
  • structured-data: Add structured data to syslog message. Must be an array of objects with keys “element-id” and “parameter” (a single layer object with string key/values)
  • use-mock-result: Turn on and off the data simulation for the flow of an endpoint
  • mock-result: Message to print after mock run


  • output-location: Location to store the output data
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