The IngestListener datatype includes settings various settings.

Table: IngestListener

ParameterTypeRequired[a]DefaultDescription
idstringyes datatype ingestlistener The unique identifier for the ingest listener.
repositoryRepositoryyes The repository associated with the ingest listener (see Repository Table).
portintegeryes The TCP/UDP port on which to listen.
protocolIngestListenerProtocolyes The network protocol data is sent through.
charsetstringyes The character set used to decode the event stream. Available character sets depend on the JVM running the Humio instance. Names and aliases can be found at http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets/character-sets.xhtml
parserParseryes The parser configured to parse data for the listener. It returns null if the parser has been removed since the listener was created. See Parser Table
vHostinteger  Specify which host should open the socket. By default this field is empty and all hosts will open a socket. This field can be used to select only one host to open the socket.
namestringyes text
bindInterfacestringyes The ip address this listener will bind to. By default (leaving this field empty) it will bind to 0.0.0.0 - all interfaces. Using this field it is also possible to specify the address to bind to. In a cluster setup it is also possible to specify if only one machine should open a socket - The vhost field is used for that.

[a] Some arguments may be required, as indicated in this column. For some fields this column indicates that a result will always being returned for it.