Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Backup and Restore Elasticsearch Index Data

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Backup and Restore Elasticsearch Index Data
In this blog post, you will learn how to backup and restore Elasticsearch Index data. Well, there are various reasons for taking data backups. One of the main reason being to protect the primary data against any unforeseen damage as a result of system hardware/software failure. In case for Elasticsearch, you might be wanting to migrate the data to...

Install Filebeat on FreeBSD

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Install Filebeat on FreeBSD
Follow through this guide to learn how to install Filebeat on FreeBSD. Install Filebeat on FreeBSD Filebeat is not available on the default FreeBSD repositories but can be installed from FreeBSD ports. We use FreeBSD 13.0 in this setup; freebsd-version 13.0-RELEASE Install Ports Collection on FreeBSD To use ports to install software in FreeBSD, you need to install portsnap. Portsnap is a fast and user-friendly tool...

Update/Change Kibana Visualization Index Pattern

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Update/Change Kibana Visualization Index Pattern
In this tutorial, you will learn how to update/change kibana visualization index pattern. Kibana is a free and open user interface that lets you visualize your Elasticsearch data and navigate the Elastic Stack. Sometimes, the index pattern in which you use to visualize your various event data on Kibana may change for some reasons. This usually leads to being unable...

Configure ELK Stack Alerting with ElastAlert

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Welcome to our tutorial on how to configure ELK Stack alerting with ElastAlert. As much as ELK Stack enables you to collect, process/parse, index and visualize various system data, it can as well be configured to alert on various events. The alerting features enable you to watch for changes or anomalies in your data and perform the necessary actions...

Monitor Linux System Metrics with ELK Stack

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to monitor Linux system metrics with ELK Stack. ELK Stack, or if you like, Elastic stack can be used to monitor Linux system metrics with the aid of the Metricbeat. Metricbeat is a lightweight shipper for system metrics. It can collect system-level CPU usage, memory, file system, disk IO, and network IO...

Visualize WordPress User Activity Logs on ELK Stack

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to visualize WordPress user activity logs on ELK stack. WordPress do not provide an easy way to have an overview of user activity or log any user activity on a server log file. Logging is paramount in detecting, preventing or minimizing the impact of any security breach. There are a thousand various...

How to run Multiple Filebeat Instances in Linux

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to run multiple filebeat instances in Linux system. Filebeat is one of the Elastic beat and is a lightweight shipper for collecting, forwarding and centralizing event log data. It is installed as an agent on the servers you are collecting logs from. It can forward the logs it is collecting to either...

Setup Kibana Elasticsearch and Fluentd on CentOS 8

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Hello there. In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup Kibana Elasticsearch and Fluentd on Ubuntu CentOS 8. Normally, you would setup Elasticsearch with Logstash, Kibana and beats. But in this setup, we will see how Fluentd can be used instead of Logstash and Beats to collect and ship logs to Elasticsearch, a search and analytics engine. So,...

Install and Configure Filebeat on CentOS 8

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure Filebeat on CentOS 8. Filebeat is one of the Elastic Stack beats, the data shippers for Elasticsearch. Filebeat is a lightweight shipper for forwarding and centralizing log data. Installed as an agent on your servers, Filebeat monitors the log files or locations that you specify, collects log...

Install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 20.04

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Welcome to our guide on how to install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 20.04. ELK, currently known as Elastic Stack, is the acronym for open source projects comprising; Elasticsearch: a search and analytics engineKibana: a data visualization and dash-boarding tool that enables you to analyze data stored on Elasticsearch.Logstash: a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously,...