Questions tagged [filebeat]

Filebeat is a lightweight, open source shipper for log file data. As the next-generation Logstash Forwarder, Filebeat tails logs and quickly sends this information to Logstash for further parsing and enrichment or to Elasticsearch for centralized storage and analysis.

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Lumberjack protocol specification

where I can find lumberjack protocol specification, that protocol used by logstash via filebeat in ELK stack. Especially interested version 2 specification.
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How to add specific docker container logs to filebeat for ELK

I would like to index specific docker container log in ELK through Filebeat. I used this, but its taking all docker container logs. I want only specific log. Please do needful volumes: # ...
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Is there a limit to array length in a JSON file that filebeat can process?

I'm currently using filebeat to send log files in JSON format to logstash and subsequently elasticsearch. The files I'm attempting to index have fields with arrays containing thousands of values. When ...
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How to read json file using filebeat and send it to elasticsearch via logstash

This is my json log file. I'm trying to store the file to my elastic-Search through my logstash. {"message":"IM: Orchestration","level":"info"} {"message":"Investment Management","level":"info"} ...
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docker logs filebeat > file.log don't work

With Docker version 18.09.5, build e8ff056 and filebeat:7.1.1 (by elasticsearch) when I type: $ docker logs filebeat > filebeat.log I see the logs but the filebeat.log is empty. If I try: $ ...
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How to set kibana index pattern from filebeat?

I am using elk stack with a node application. I am sending logs from host to logstash with filebeat, logsstash formats and send data to elastic and kibana reads from elastic. In kibana i see default ...
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How to get filebeat to ignore certain container logs

I am using elasticserach 6.8 and filebeat 6.8.0 in a Kubernetes cluster. I want filebeat to ignore certain container logs but it seems almost impossible :). This is my autodiscover config filebeat....
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Java stack trace regex

I need to match Java stack trace if it is a stack trace like this one Exception in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalStateException: A book has a null property at com.example.myproject.Author....
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How to escape keys[ ] while filtering JSON fields using Logstash?

I'm trying to configure Logstash to write some JSON fields into a database. Source JSON is as follows: "latencies":{"request":0,"kong":0,"proxy":-1},"service":{"host":"127.0.0.1","created_at":...
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How do I upload a json file to the elastic cloud?

This is unbelievably frustrating. Elasticsearch looks like they go to great lengths to make starting easy for new users but I can't find an easy way that works to upload json to an ES cluster I am ...
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Can filebeat convert log lines output to json without logstash in pipeline?

We have standard log lines in our Spring Boot web applications (non json). We need to centralize our logging and ship them to an elastic search as json. (I've heard the later versions can do some ...
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Filebeat beats_input_raw_event, what is it?

I am running filebeat on a k8s cluster, and I see this a lot in the index: { "_index": "filebeat-6.8.0-2019.06.10", "_type": "doc", "_id": "Hgh5QWsBDoVggnwmKIVx", "_score": 1, ...
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How do I import log4j logs from an application onto Kibana via Filebeat and Logstash?

Trying to import logs from an application to Kibana so that I can filter through them. I've tried importing logs onto Filebeat and send those to Logstash, and then to Elasticsearch to finally have ...
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Filebeat not sending updated logs to AWS elastic search

I have configured filebeat(version 7.1.1) on my system to send logs to AWS Elastic Search but it is not doing following two things appropriately: Updating it's own log file at /var/log/filebeat, and ...
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Unable to view the newly configured filebeat server logs on kibana console

Have ELS & Logstash running on Linux environment and able to view the logs for some Linux VM's. we are required to configure filebeat for windows machine and installed without any issues. while ...
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How to get Filebeat syslog input json decoded to top level in elasticsearch

I have a tcp syslog input in filebeat, the incoming data is json. i want to decode json to top level keys in elasticsearch. How can i do this? The syslog input does not have an option to decode json, ...
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Setup infrastructure with ELK and Filebeat in docker

I'm quite a newbie in ELK and I'm struggling to understand what is the best way to organize my logs shipping to logstash. What I have: Many REST API services running Many Services that perform a ...
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Multiline.pattern for xml file in filebeat

What would be the multiline pattern to print all the lines under for the below xml in filebeat <?xml-stylesheet alternate="yes" href="file://c:/drive/bin/event_log.xsl" type="text/xsl"?> <...
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What is the best way to send and display logs for easy access and monitoring?

I would love to know the best way to display logs for a system of mine. I receive logs once a day in bulk (the logs are not needed in real time) and I was wondering, what is the most efficient way to ...
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multiline pattern for nested xml files in filebeat - logstash 7.0.1

I was trying to parse a typical xml log file from my windows machine using filebeat to logstash. below is my xml example. <?xml-stylesheet alternate="yes" href="file://c:/drive/bin/event_log.xsl" ...
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Visualising static log files on Kibana

I have a couple of Apache Server logs that I want to parse into Kibana for visualisation. Right now, I have tried setting up Elasticsearch + Kibana + Filebeat to ingest these server logs. However, ...
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Filebeat sends only a part of logs to logstash when low persistance queue size. How to fix it?

I am sending 25000 logs from filebeat to elasticsearch and another http server (spring boot) using filebeat and logstash. To send logs to two places, I use logstash pipeline to pipeline communication ...
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ELK | Log file grok filtered format not pushing into elastic search

I have log file having below format to extract into elastic search, but logstash filtered data not pushing into elastic search. Same grok filtered configuration am able to get it from kibana devtools ...
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issue sending logs with FileBeat

I am able to get some of my logs sent from FileBeat to Logstash, but I seem to be having an issue with a 2 of them. Do you guys have any words of wisdom? I see logs in the folders that FileBeat is ...
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Filebeat TCP Input Usage

Questions: Do TCP inputs manage harvesters (i.e. do you send a file path to the TCP input and then a harvester starts ingesting that file)? Can TCP inputs accept structured data (like the json ...
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Connecting filebeat to elasticsearch

I have been facing this problem throughout the day and I can't understand what I am doing wrong. I am a beginner in this and I followed a tutorial on how to get a complete setup between Filebeat, ...
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Filebeat not shipping all container logs

I have setup elastic stack on kubernetes private cloud and I am running filebeat on the K8 nodes. Filebeat sends logs of some of the containers to logstash which are eventually seen on Kibana but some ...
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i want to change dashboard background color to Black in kibana 7.0.1 version

I am using the Kibana 7.0.1 and I want to change the background color of the complete dashboard to black color, but I cannot find this option on UI. Is there any way to do this ? Thanks!
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Solution to bypass Logstash mixing logs

I'm currently in front of a structure probleme with logstash. I have a syslog-ng client sending logs from different files through the network to an ELK stack. I noticed that Logstash is mixing logs, ...
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Filebeat: Certificate signed by unknown authority

I am getting this error from filebeat: Failed to connect to backoff(elasticsearch(https://elk.example.com:9200)): Get https://elk.example.com:9200: x509: certificate signed by unknown authority ...
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Can i apply pipeline.id in filter grok pattern by putting IF statement.. to get the exact pattern based on pipeline ID

if [type] == "" { grok { match => { "message" => ["%{LOGLEVEL:log} \[%{DATA:class}\] %{NOTSPACE:Property} %{SPACE} %{NOTSPACE} %{NOTSPACE} (?<id>[^ ]*) %{NOTSPACE} %{NOTSPACE} %{...
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How to find the total number of request and response of a server?

i need find the total number of request and response count of a server.So i need to know
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wanted to know i have a log with 2 different grok pattern… i wanted to put that in IF statement

i have 2 patterns in one log and i wanted to put that in the grok pattern with if statement 1.%{LOGLEVEL:log} \[%{DATA:class}\] %{NOTSPACE:Property} %{SPACE} %{NOTSPACE} %{NOTSPACE} (?<id>[^ ]*)...
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Filebeat doesn't read full event if empty line is in between

I currently try to read EVTX (windows event) files with Filebeat. This works so far, but of my almost 9.000 event entries only five aren't read. The problem here is the first line doesn't match my ...
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How to forward data to Power Bi from Filebeat Shipper

I have an application that logs user interactions and saves them to a log.json file. Before, I used Humio as my analytic tool but now I would like to use Power Bi. I have a data shipper, Filebeat, ...
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Is there a way of sending data directly to elasticsearch without using filebeats and logstash?

Till now i have sent my data to Elasticsearch using either Filebeat or Logstash and sometimes both. I just want to know whether there is any way of sending my data directly to Elasticsearch without ...
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DelayCompress in logback

Do we have delaycompress on rotation feature in logback like logrotate has? I googled but unable to find any. Thought of asking it here. My use case: I am trying to setup ELK for my project which ...
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How to consolidate filebeat.prospector properties

below is a hypothetical prospector setup. Many parameters are unique to a given prospector but some are identical (for instance, the multiline params). Is there a way to configure the filebeat.yml to ...
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filebeat regular expression failing in multi line pattern

We are using multiline pattern for file beats to parse the application logs. Multiline patterns is not able to merge related line as one log PS : We are using https://play.golang.org/ for testing. We ...
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filebeat add_fields processor with condition

I'd like to add a field "app" with the value "apache-access" to every line that is exported to Graylog by the Filebeat "apache" module. The following configuration should add the field as I see a "...
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How to allocate CPU,RAM,Disk,Shards to nodes in ELK Stack?

I made a ELK STACK with 3 nodes in which one node is master and 2 data nodes. Assume I have about 1GB of data to be worked with the cluster. I need to know how much shards should each node contain ...
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Configure filebeat to control how often logs are read and to ignore old logs

I have a prospectors setup in my filebeat.yml roughly as follows: filebeat.propectors: - type: log paths: - /tmp/log/typeA*.log pipeline: "pipelineA" fields_under_root: true fields: logtype: ...
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Do I need to use filebeat with logstash when dealing with local logs?

I'm trying to understand use-cases when I should use filebeat with logstash. For instance, if logstash can read input local log files, do I need to use filebeat for that or only use logstash? My ...
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Filebeat dies after trying to harvest 3 times (max_retries)

I have set up Filebeat to ship the logs to Graylog by configuring Beats input in Graylog using 5044 port (same as logstash). I received successfully the logs in Graylog. However, if a log file does ...
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send json message from filebeat to logstash

I would like to send json-formatted messages to logstash via filebeat. i can filter each key value in json by writing the following in filebeat: json.keys_under_root: true json.add_error_key: ...
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Append Field Value to Each Log Message processed by Filebeat

I have a use case where I would like to append a field to each log message that is processed by filebeat. The value would be based upon the type of log read by filebeat. For instance, lets say I have ...
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I want to exclude some line in the logs read by filebeat and also want to add a tag by using processors in filebeat but it is not working

I want to remove the log lines containing the word "HealthChecker" in the given log below and also add some tags in the payload to be send to logstash. My logs: 18.37.33.73 - - [18/Apr/2019:14:49:53 ...
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Filebeat unable to send logs to Kafka

File Beat is unable to send logs from a particular folder, This is the application logs folder. Things that have been tried : Created a new topic in kafka to retest the settings. Checked for file ...
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Why does the Logstash ignore my configurations for filebeat

I'm using the Logstash version 6.7. There is my logstash.config content: input{ beats{ port => "5044" } } filter { if "logFromRemote" in [tags] { xml { ...
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Filebeat vs Directly pushing logs to logstash from application

I am planning to architect a centralized logging system for one of our project which has multiple components written in Java , Python & Scala. I want to collect logs from different components ( ...