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Failed to flush outgoing items while processing Cisco ASA syslogs

Description

It starts up ok for a bit and within maybe 1-2 mins it starts failing.

{:timestamp=>"2013-12-12T14:20:11.186000-0500", :message=>"Failed to flush outgoing items", :outgoing_count=>100, :exception=>#<Encoding::InvalidByteSequenceError: ""\xDB"" on ASCII-8BIT>, :backtrace=>["org/jruby/RubyString.java:7599:in `encode'", "json/ext/GeneratorMethods.java:71:in `to_json'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/event.rb:157:in `to_json'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/outputs/elasticsearch_http.rb:220:in `flush'", "org/jruby/RubyArray.java:2408:in `collect'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/outputs/elasticsearch_http.rb:208:in `flush'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/stud/buffer.rb:219:in `buffer_flush'", "org/jruby/RubyHash.java:1338:in `each'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/stud/buffer.rb:216:in `buffer_flush'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/stud/buffer.rb:193:in `buffer_flush'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/stud/buffer.rb:159:in `buffer_receive'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/outputs/elasticsearch_http.rb:201:in `receive'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/outputs/base.rb:86:in `handle'", "(eval):107:in `initialize'", "org/jruby/RubyProc.java:271:in `call'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/pipeline.rb:259:in `output'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/pipeline.rb:218:in `outputworker'", "file:/D:/Logstash/logstash-1.3.1-flatjar.jar!/logstash/pipeline.rb:145:in `start_outputs'"], :level=>:warn}

Environment

None

Status

Assignee

Logstash Developers

Reporter

Adrian Puente

Affects versions

1.3.1

Priority