Humio is compatible with most popular open-source data shippers.
A log shipper is small tool that functions as the glue between your system and Humio making it possible to transfer log files and metrics easily and reliably.
Using a log shipper has many benefits compared to using the Ingest API including the fact that data can be retransmitted on failure and messages can be batched.
We always recommend using the Beats as these tools are both modern and very mature. We use Beats for many of our own systems.
Currently we offer support for the following data shippers: