Month: April 2016

Collectd , logstash and Elasticsearch

Install Collectd from opencsw /opt/csw/bin/pkgutil -i collectd /opt/csw/bin/pkgutil -i collectd-utils Modify collectd.conf vi /etc/opt/csw/collectd.conf Hostname “yourhost” FQDNLookup false LoadPlugin syslog LoadPlugin cpu LoadPlugin df LoadPlugin disk LoadPlugin interface LoadPlugin load LoadPlugin memory LoadPlugin network LoadPlugin rrdtool LoadPlugin zfs_arc Server “” “3333” Restart or enable collectd svcadm enable svc:/network/cswcollectd:default forward the logs to elasticsearch with logstash …

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Configuring Elasticsearch betas/topbeats on linux

First, lets Download the beats template. curl -O Upload to elastic template curl -XPUT ‘’ -d@topbeat.template.json Now, lets install topbeat, add elastic beat repo, and run yum -y install topbeat Modify /etc/topbeat/topbeat.yml, under elasticsearch add elastic (or logstash) hosts hosts: [“”, “”, “”] Start the beat service systemctl start topbeat Install topbeats dashboards curl …

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