ELK stack is a data pipeline that helps you process logs and other event data from a variety of sources and stream data at scale.
Logstash is a data pipeline that helps you process logs and other event data from a variety of systems. With 200 plugins and counting, Logstash can connect to a variety of sources and stream data at scale to a central analytics system.
Installs the following components. Preconfigured to work with elasticsearch as the backend, kibana as a frontend and nginx as a proxy server for securing elasticsearch and kibana.
The notes on this page are specific to logstash. For elasticsearch and kibana please refere to their specific details pages.
openssl req -x509 -batch -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout lumberjack.key -out lumberjack.crt -subj /CN=logstash.example.com
Logstash is best used together with ElasticSeach and Kibana. If you need just Elastic and Kibana on a separate server please check the DISTRIBOOTED App Store for a combined install of elasticsearch and kibana https://distribooted.com/app/kibana