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Installing the Elastic Stack

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The Elastic Stack is one of the one most robust ways to create a centralized logging, monitoring, and alerting framework utilizing open-source technology. This course will show you how to get started.

Creating a centralized solution for enterprise-wide monitoring, logging and alerting can be a daunting task. In this course, Installing the Elastic Stack, you'll learn how to leverage tools like Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Beats to do create a robust logging and monitoring solution. First, you'll look at installing all of the necessary components such as Elasticsearch, Kibana and Logstash. Then, once storage and visualization capabilities are in place, you'll deploy beats to gather and normalize log data from servers and applications. Finally, you'll learn how to use Kibana to visualize data and explore next steps for getting your Elastic Stack production ready! When you've completed this course, you'll have the skills to setup a completely open-source alerting, monitoring, and logging solution from scratch.


  • Course Overview 1min
  • Installing Elastic 17mins
  • Installing Logstash 11mins
  • Creating Visualizations with Kibana 9mins
  • Collecting Logs from Windows Servers with Winlogbeat 23mins
  • Collecting Logs from Linux Servers with Filebeat 8mins
  • Collecting Network Traffic with Packetbeat 4mins
  • Getting Elastic Stack Production Ready 14mins

Taught by

Josh Stroschein


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