Logstash and Kibana auto-installLast time I brought you the auto-install script for logstash and kibana 2. I'm updating the install now to work with logstash 1.2 and Kibana 3.
You can read through the change logs if you're really curious about what's different between the two. The biggest change is the facelift in the Kibana project, which looks quite nice.
This auto-install will automatically install everything you need to start using logstash and kibana on ubuntu 12.04. Simply clone the project and run:
If you notice any issues please feel free to comment here or to head over to the github page and open up an issue.
About the projectMy goal was to make the install as easy and automated as possible. You may want to adjust the settings (like the memory allowed by logstash), but overall the settings are general enough to be good for most folks.
I've opted to use nginx to host Kibana, but it's not hard to swap that out with apache if that's your thing.
- Verify the FQDN of your elasticsearch host is in config.js. You cannot use localhost here or your browser will make a request to localhost.
- Your browser has permissions to request information from ES.