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From Ahmed Vila <ahmed.v...@symphony.is>
Subject Re: flume sink and substitution variables
Date Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:33:02 GMT
I didn't quite got it - are you ingesting apache access log or what ?

Either way, there is regex_extractor interceptor that you can configure to
extract hostname into the variable of your choice (f.e. %
ApacheVirtualHostname). Of course, your event payload has to contain vhost

Then, you can use that variable in the HdfsSink like you described

On Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:57 AM, Guyle M. Taber <guyle@gmtech.net> wrote:

> I’m trying to determine if I can use a substitution variable in the hdfs
> file path that is derived from the apache virtual host name that is called
> on a web server listening as multiple vhost names. Where is the
> substitution variable %host deriving that value and is there another var I
> can use? Or can I use an interceptor to somehow extract the apache virtual
> hostname called?
> For instance, a single web server is hosting 3 virtual hosts.
> vhost1.example.com
> vhost2.example.com
> vhost3.example.com
> Can a single sink hdfs path be customized based on the vhost (not the
> server’s system hostname) called?
> Something like   "/hdfs/logdata/%ApacheVirtualHostname"


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