You can use the same flume.conf file and update the keywords according to your wish.Apart from this, you do not have to make any changes.Follow below process:

cd /usr/lib/flume-ng/apache-flume-1.4.0-bin/conf

gedit flume.conf

This will open the existing file. Updates the keywords, save and exit.After this, you can run the flume command.

If you have any documentation on Flume usage please send it across.

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