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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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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 wokring

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:...
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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 ( ...
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How can Filebeat specify match rules to Logstash

I want to let Logstash'gork filter use the match rules which Filebeat give Here is my Filebeat config: filebeat.inputs: - type: log enabled: true paths: - /root/Log-test/test.log fields: ...
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running filebeat on docker in ubuntu

sudo docker run docker.elastic.co/beats/filebeat:7.0.0 setup -E setup.kibana.host=localhost:5601 -E output.elasticsearch.hosts=["localhost:9200"] I want to run filebeat on docker with elasticsearch ...
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How does filebeats get invoked when using logstash in this java spring boot app?

I am sending logs from my applciation logstash successfully, i started with this tutorial http://www.andrew-programming.com/2018/09/18/integrate-springboot-application-with-elk-and-filebeat/ then ...
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How can I create different index patterns based on different applications using logstash

I have a java application running which will send its logs to logstash, it is based on this tutorial http://www.andrew-programming.com/2018/09/18/integrate-springboot-application-with-elk-and-filebeat/...
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How can we make single line jsons in filebeat output file

I used FileBeat to convert apache2 logs and dump into an output file. the generate output file has a JSON body for each apache2 log message. but here I need JSON body in a single line instead of ...
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Filebeat can't send logs after Elasticsearch cluster failure

We recently had a problem when ES cluster failed. The problem was resolved, but filebeat failed to send new data after the failure. Here's a portion of the logs - it seems to retry forever but can't ...
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Unable to get the multiline log using the multilie.pattern in filebeat.yml which is running on windows 2012 server

I have an ELK stack running on ubuntu server. I want to get the logs from one of my windows server where the filebeat is running. I have tried everything but Iam unable to get the log which is of ...
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How does filebeat handle reliability when it outputs to Kafka?

It is known that Kafka can provide exactly-once delivery semantic after 0.11.0.0. And I expect to make filebeat output to Kafka that way. According to KIP 98, it requires some configs to be set ...
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How to transfer one elasticsearch data to another elasticsearch by using filebeat as a middleware?

I am having two elasticsearch with different versions, one is development and another one is production, so now i need to transfer the data of production to development elasticsearch, so is anyway to ...
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How can I create Unique IP map from user defined log file(i.e Wildify,Redhat jboss)?

I am using Eleastic Search, Filebeat and Kibana, I was testing plugin "Unique IPs map [Filebeat Apache2]" which works fine for apache, however here I am trying to do the same for Wildfly Jboss logile ...
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kafka record key extraction in filebeat

According to this document: key Optional Kafka event key. If configured, the event key must be unique and can be extracted from the event using a format string. But, nowhere it specifies how to do ...
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Filebeat : Send different logs from filebeat to different logstash Pipeline

I Want the functionality that one filebeat instance can send data to different logstash pipeline. Is this possible? I have configured one logstash service having two pipelines, both pipelines ...
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How to constrain Filebeat to only ship logs to ELK if they contain a specific field?

I’m trying to collect logs from Kubernetes nodes using Filebeat and ONLY ship them to ELK IF the logs originate from a specific Kubernetes Namespace. So far I’ve discovered that you can define ...
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Filebeat failing to send logs to logstash with log/harvester error

I'm following this tutorial to get logs from my docker containers stored in elasticsearch via filebeat and logstash Link to tutorial However, nothing is being shown in kibana and when I run a docker-...
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Custom Access Log to JSON Format By Grok Pattern in Filebeat

I have a custom Access log and I want to send it ('output') by Gork pattern. I don't have any access to the Logstash server, and I just can config my Filebeat to send Access log messages in a Grok ...
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Filebeat: read logs from a running docker image on mac OS

I have a running docker image that produces some logs, putting them in the default location /var/lib/docker/containers/CONTAINER_ID, and another docker image with Filebeat that should read from the ...
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Duplicate messages created by FileBeat

I'm using FileBeat to load log messages into ElasticSearch through LogStash. The log files are located on Windows network share. The FileBeat runs on Linux machine, where Windows share is mapped via ...
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Logging .net Core with Elastic stack

Trying to set up simple logging with Filebeats, Logstash and be able to view logs in Kibana. Running a simple mvc .net core app with log4net as logger. log4net FileAppender appending logs to C:\Logs\...
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Filebeat 6.7.0 not pushing logs to Elasticsearch 6.7.0 after upgrade

Filebeat stopped working after upgrading from 6.6.2 to 6.7.0 My Filebeat configuration is: filebeat.inputs: - type: log enabled: true paths: - /var/www/current/log/production.log - /var/...
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DataType Conversion from string to date & from string to ip in convert processor

I want to convert one of the field from string to date format. and secondly from string to ip datatype using pipeline file created. I am trying the same with the convert processor available but it ...
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Getting multiple fields from message in filebeat and logstash

I am writing logs into log file from my Django app, from there I am shipping those logs to elasticsearch. Because I want to split the fields as well, I am using logstash between filebeat and ...
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How to fix “Faraday::ConnectionFailed” in logstash

I am using Windows system locally to test a configuration for ELK stack. OS - Windows 10 x64 Java - java version "1.8.0_161" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_161-b12) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-...
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Filebeat to splunk

Is there a way to use filebeat to forward logs to splunk? Has anyone tried that? We use filebeat to forward logs to ELK stack and want the same forwarder to be able to forward logs to splunk
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Logstash and filebeat in the ELK stack

We are setting up elasticsearch, kibana, logstash and filebeat on a server to analyse log files from many applications. Due to reasons* each application log file ends up in a separate directory on the ...
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How to use variables in filebeat.yml file

I am using env variables in filebeat.yml, it is failing to parse the variables. filebeat.yml output.elasticsearch: hosts: [$ELASTICSEARCH_HOST] template: name: "filebeat" path: "fields.yml" ...
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HTTPS setup in Graylog 3.0.0

I have been attempting to enable https protocol in the last days without any luck. I have been based the configuration in this configuration. However, I am just getting a blank page with no errors in ...
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Filebeat docker autodiscover can't harvest because of missing rights

I'm running Filebeat from the Elasticstack from a Docker container for getting logs from another Nginx container which is running on the same host. The filebeat setups using container autodiscovery ...
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Does filebeat has a module for GCS, where it can send the logs directly to GCS?

The problem statement comprises of running Filebeat as daemon set and sending files to Google cloud Storage bucket. Through Logstash it is possible, but can Filebeat forward the files to Google cloud ...
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Parse logs in Logstash or filebeat and transform them as JSON to pull Elasticsearch

I am using filbeat to send logs to logstash and then store them in elasticsearch. My logs file contains string like these: MESSAGE: { "url": "http://IP:PORT/index.html" , "msg": "aaa" } MESSAGE: { "...
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remove_field in graylog rules

Currently, I moved to connect filebeat 6.6.0 directly to graylog 3.0.0 using Beats Input. I used to remove some fields coming in filebeat in logstash configuration as follows: mutate { ...
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filebeat - permission denied errors on Ubuntu 18.04

I am facing the following error while running filebeat $ filebeat test config 2019-03-20 01:57:12.112399037 +0000 UTC m=+0.016941991 write error: failed to open new file: open /var/log/filebeat/...
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logstash: filebeat input not working, stdout displays nothing.(Windows)

I am new to elk stack. I am trying to give input via filebeats. I have given path of sample log file as the input in the filebeat.yml file. The same file when given via file input worked and displayed ...
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Capture all stdout/stderr within structlog to generate JSON logs

I am currently trying to get away from print()'s and start with centralized log collection using the ELK stack and the structlog module to generate structured json log lines. This is working perfectly ...
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Filebeat don't send info logs

How can I set in filebeat if I want all other logs but not info. This is my configuration but this one doesn't work: filebeat.prospectors: - type: log enabled: true paths: - /var/log/...
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How can I exclude results from a search query that has a specific request value?

I want to count the number of times a document with a specific field value is accessed per day for. I am doing this by retrieving the index for each day and then performing a search against each index....
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Resend old logs from filebeat to logstash

Thanks in advance for your help. I would like to reload some logs to customize additional fields. I have noticed that registry file in filebeat configuration keeps track of the files already picked. ...
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Why is Kibana unable to create index pattern? (ELBK)

I am trying to setup filebeats to log from our spring applications to logstash.. I found a good tutorial that has exactly what I need to test locally.. http://www.andrew-programming.com/2018/09/18/...
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Does filebeat.yml setup.template.append_fields support multi-fields for elasticsearch index template?

I'm configuring the filebeat filebeat.yml to load elasticsearch index templates directly into elasticsearch. I have a few fields that I'd like to index as both type keyword and type text so I can use ...
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Filebeat send mulltiline postgres log as one log to filebeat set only to this specific source

For example i have some sql log: < 2019-03-13 09:50:50.431 CET >WYRAŻENIE: SELECT SELECT column1, column2, ... FROM table_name ORDER BY column1, column2, ... ASC|...
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Collaborating on a new filebeat module

I am building a new filebeat module for a custom application log and I wish to collaborate on it with a colleague of mine. I understood that a clone is a local copy for me only, without a chance for ...
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Can't use filebeat [beat][timezone] with logstash date filter plugin?

I'm sending a log file to logstash using filebeat that does not encode timezone in the timestamp. For months I've been seeding the logstash date filter plugin with the [beat][timezone] added using the ...
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How can I pass a filebeat [host][ip] array to the logstash CIDR filter plugin?

I'm using the filebeat add_host_metadata processor to enrich events with an array of local IP addresses for a host but I can't pass that to the logstash CIDR filter plugin because it sees it as a ...
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Parsing JSON event in Logstash

I have log in following format, it is a plain json with nested fields. { "level": "info", "message": { "req": { "headers": { "host": "localhost:8080", ...
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Filebeat and Logstash read old files sometimes

I have a folder with log files from 2016-present and setup filebeat with "ignore_older: 48h". All the files get rotated so that "log" is always the new one, "log.1" is the next etc. Logs are on linux ...
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Consuming pod logs on Openshift with Filebeat

I've configured filebeat instance, and when it was running without errors, I've figured out, it does nothing. I've found in log the following line: INFO log/input.go:138 Configured paths: [/...
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Sending logs to a remote elastic stack instance

I've recently configured a standalone environment to host my elastic stack as described here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-elasticsearch-logstash-and-kibana-elastic-...