remove_fields transform

Accepts `log` events and allows you to remove one or more log fields.

The remove_fields transform accepts log events and allows you to remove one or more log fields.

Config File

vector.toml (simple)
vector.toml (advanced)
type = "remove_fields" # must be: "remove_fields"
inputs = ["my-source-id"]
fields = ["field1", "field2"]
# For a complete list of options see the "advanced" tab above.

How It Works

Environment Variables

Environment variables are supported through all of Vector's configuration. Simply add ${MY_ENV_VAR} in your Vector configuration file and the variable will be replaced before being evaluated.

You can learn more in the Environment Variables section.


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