TCP Connector can receive logs from various devices and log sources via TCP connection on any custom port of the Adapter.


Ensure that the port where a device or log source is forwarding logs is open and is not occupied by some other service to enable forwarding of log events.


The following are the configurations to forward TCP Connector logs to DNIF.‌

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Field Name  Description
Connector Name  Enter a name for the connector
Connector Type Enter TCP connector
Listener Port Enter the port number at which you wan to start the connector
Number of Processes Number of processes to run for the connector
  • Click Save after entering all the required details and click Test Connection, to test the configuration.
  • Connection successful message will be displayed on screen along with the time stamp.
  • If the connection is not successful an error message will be displayed. Refer Troubleshooting Connector Validations for more details on the error message.

Once the connector is configured, validate if the connector is listed under Collection Status screen with status as Active. This signifies the connector is configured successfully and data is ready to ingest.