Category: ELK

How to install ElasticSearch and Logstash (and Kibana for ELK) in a TrueNAS Core Jail

Before we begin, lets see what a ELK stack is made of. ELK stacks are comprised of ElasticSearch, Logstash, and Kabina with each of these services preforming different jobs. This diagram from explains its the best Beats are installed to each host to collect the various metrics used by these services. Logstash is responsible
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Alpine: Installing Filebeat

Filebeat is the tool used to forward logs from a client to an ELK server. It can be seen as equivalent to using rsyslog to forward to a syslog server. I’ve recently finished setting up an ELK server at Rob and I’s apartment, and have been setting VM’s that we run to forward their logs
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