Filebeat 6 configuration in Ubuntu 16

Filebeat 6 configuration in Ubuntu 16

OS             =    Ubuntu 16 64 bit
Elasticsearch Server    =
Logstash Server     =
Kibana Server        =
cd /tmp/


dpkg -i filebeat-6.1.1-amd64.deb

Configure Filebeat

#============= Filebeat prospectors ==============

- type: log

# Change to true to enable this prospector configuration.
 enabled: true

# Paths that should be crawled and fetched. Glob based paths.
    - /var/log/*.log

# Optional additional fields. These fields can be freely picked
# to add additional information to the crawled log files for filtering
# fields:
# level: debug
# review: 1
registry_file: /var/lib/filebeat/registry
#========== Elasticsearch template setting ===========

 index.number_of_shards: 3
 #index.codec: best_compression
 #_source.enabled: false "filebeat"
 setup.template.fields: "/etc/filebeat/fields.yml"
 setup.template.overwrite: false

===================== Kibana ===================


 # Kibana Host
 # Scheme and port can be left out and will be set to the default (http and 5601)
 # In case you specify and additional path, the scheme is required: http://localhost:5601/path
 # IPv6 addresses should always be defined as: https://[2001:db8::1]:5601
 host: ""

#-------------------------- Elasticsearch output ------------------------------
 # Array of hosts to connect to.
 hosts: [""] filebeat
 template.path: filebeat.template.json
 # Optional protocol and basic auth credentials.
 #protocol: "https"
 #username: "elastic"
 #password: "changeme"

#----------------------------- Logstash output --------------------------------
 # The Logstash hosts
 hosts: [""]

 # Optional SSL. By default is off.
 # List of root certificates for HTTPS server verifications
 #ssl.certificate_authorities: ["/etc/pki/root/ca.pem"]

 # Certificate for SSL client authentication
 #ssl.certificate: "/etc/pki/client/cert.pem"

#==================== Logging ====================

# Sets log level. The default log level is info.
# Available log levels are: critical, error, warning, info, debug
#logging.level: debug
# At debug level, you can selectively enable logging only for some components.
# To enable all selectors use ["*"]. Examples of other selectors are "beat",
# "publish", "service".
#logging.selectors: ["*"]

Restart Filebeat
systemctl restart filebeat
Enable on every boot
systemctl enable filebeat

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