Filebeat is a light-weight log shipper. It is installed as a agent and listen to your predefined set of log files and locations and forward them to your choice of sink (Logstash, Elasticsearch, database etc.)
curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/filebeat/filebeat-6.3.2-amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i filebeat-6.3.2-amd64.debrpm
curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/filebeat/filebeat-6.3.2-x86_64.rpm sudo rpm -vi filebeat-6.3.2-x86_64.rpmmac
curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/filebeat/filebeat-6.3.2-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz tar xzvf filebeat-6.3.2-darwin-x86_64.tar.gzdocker
docker pull docker.elastic.co/beats/filebeat:6.3.2Windows
Download the filebeat from official website and do the following configurations.
1) Extract the zip file to your choice of location. e.g. C:\Program Files. 2) Rename the
Filebeat. 3) Open a PowerShell prompt as an Administrator (right-click the PowerShell icon and select Run As Administrator). 4) From the PowerShell prompt, run the following commands to install Filebeat as a Windows service: // Command to execute from powershell cd 'C:\Program Files\Filebeat' .\install-service-filebeat.ps1