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Installing Filebeat

DZone's Guide to

Installing Filebeat

Learn how to install Filebeat, a tool for lightweight log analysis, to listen to your log files and forward them to a sink such as Logstash or Elasticsearch.

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Filebeat is a lightweight log shipper. It is installed as an agent and listens to a predefined set of log files and locations and forwards them to your choice of sink (Logstash, Elasticsearch, database, etc.)

Installation

deb

curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/filebeat/filebeat-6.3.2-amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i filebeat-6.3.2-amd64.deb

rpm

curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/filebeat/filebeat-6.3.2-x86_64.rpm
sudo rpm -vi filebeat-6.3.2-x86_64.rpm

mac

curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/filebeat/filebeat-6.3.2-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz
tar xzvf filebeat-6.3.2-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz

docker

docker pull docker.elastic.co/beats/filebeat:6.3.2

Windows

Download Filebeat from the official website and do the following configurations:

filebeat--windows

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