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logstash output to elasticsearch with document_id; what to do when I don't have a document_id?

elasticsearch,logstash,logstash-configuration
I have some logstash input where I use the document_id to remove duplicates. However, most input doesn't have a document_id. The following plumbs the actual document_id through, but if it doesn't exist, it gets accepted as literally %{document_id}, which means most documents are seen as a duplicate of each other....

How to overwrite field value in Kibana?

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana
I am using Logstash to feed data into Elasticsearch and then analyzing that data with Kibana. I have a field that contains numeric identifiers. These are not easy to read. How can I have Kibana overwrite or show a more human-readable value? More specifically, I have a 'ip.proto' field. When...

logstash parsing timestamp halfday am/pm

logstash
New to logstash, really enjoying it. Trying to parse a CSV file containing a timestamp. Would like to parse the timestamp and use it as the @timestamp field. Sample of my CSV input input { stdin {} } filter { # filter the input by csv (i.e. comma-separated-value) csv {...

Search for parse errors in logstash/grok

logstash,kibana,grok,kibana-4
I´m using the elk stack to analyze log data and have to handle large volumes of log data. It looks like all the logs can be parsed with logstash/grok. Is there a way to search with kibana for loglines that couldn´t be parsed?...

Logstash refusing to start or listen to elastic search

elasticsearch,logstash
I have setup Logstash and Elastic Search using Homebrew. Logstash takes forever to get connected or to start up. This is the way I start up Logstash (added the protocol from another answer on SO) logstash -e 'input { udp {port => 5228 codec => json_lines}} output {elasticsearch { host...

Bringing in single and multi-line App log records to ELK (some contain JSON objects)

logging,logstash,kibana
I'm trying to take log records from a custom (node.js) application that will be putting data into elastic search and then processed by Kibana. My environment is Ubuntu with ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) and the log generating Application is in Node.JS I'm already processing the standard system log files,...

Possible to specify two different codecs in lumberjack?

logstash,lumberjack
I have just put up an ELK stack, but I am having trouble regarding the logstash configuration in /etc/logstash/conf.d I have two input sources being forwarded from one linux server, which has a logstash forwarder installed on it with the "files" looking like: { "paths": ["/var/log/syslog","/var/log/auth.log"], "fields": { "type": "syslog"...

Using TLS 1.2 to ship from NXlog to Logstash

ssl,logstash,nxlog
This is closely related to Using nxlog to ship logs in to logstash from Windows using om_ssl Using SSL to ship from NXlog to Logstash I have a working NXlog and Logstash configuration as described in the above links. However, the TLS connection fails with following exception in the logstash...

logstash grok remove fqdn from hostname and igone ip

json,logstash,grok,logstash-grok
my logstash input receive jsons that look like that: {"src":"comp1.google.com","dst":"comp2.yehoo.com","next_hope":"router4.ccc.com"} and also the json can look like this ( some keys can hold ip instead of host name: {"src":"comp1.google.com","dst":"192.168.1.20","next_hope":"router4.ccc.com"} i want to remove the fqdn and if its contain ip (ignore it)to leave it with the ip i tried this...

Logstash optional fields in logfile

regex,logstash,logstash-grok
I'm trying to parse a logfile using grok Each line of the logfile has fields separated by commas: 13,home,ABC,Get,,Private, Public,1.2.3 ecc... I'm using match like this: match => [ "message", "%{NUMBER:requestId},%{WORD:ServerHost},%{WORD:Service},... My question is: Can I allow optional field? At times some of the fileds might be empty ,, Is...

Logstash/Elasticsearch/Kibana resource planning

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana,high-load
How to plan resources (I suspect, elasticsearch instances) according to load: With load I mean ≈500K events/min, each containing 8-10 fields. What are the configuration knobs I should turn? I'm new to this stack....

Sending logs every 2 hours using logstash-forwarder without using cronjob

logstash,logstash-forwarder,logstash-configuration
Is there a way I can send data using the logstash-forwarder every 2 hours or more without using a cronjob script to start and stop the forwarder every time I want to send the data?

Logstash _grokparsefailure

logstash,grok
Would someone be able to add some clarity please? My grok pattern works fine when I test it against grokdebug and grokconstructor, but then I put it in Logastash it fails from the beginning. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Below is my filter and example log entry....

Monit http response content regex behavior

regex,elasticsearch,logstash,monit
I am using a Logstash + Elasticsearch stack to aggregate logs from a few interrelated apps. I am trying to get Monit to alert whenever the word 'ERROR' is returned as part of an Elasticsearch REST query from Monit, but the 'content' regex check does not seem to be working...

Testing value of csv field - Filter - Logstash

csv,if-statement,elasticsearch,filter,logstash
I need to set up a logstash conf file to export import csv file to elastic search. My issue it's that I don't know how can I evaluate a csv field in a if statement. I have a field "call_type" and I want to formated this like this: if ["call_type"]...

Unable to show location in tile map of kibana

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana,kibana-4
I am using Elasticsearch-1.5.1, Kibana-4.0.2-linux-x86, Logstash-1.4.2. My logstash conf is like this input{ redis{ data_type=>'list' key=>'pace' password=>'bhushan' type=>pace } }filter { geoip { source => "mdc.ip" target => "geoip" database => "/opt/logstash-1.4.2/vendor/geoip/GeoLiteCity.dat" add_field => [ "[geoip][coordinates]", "%{[geoip][longitude]}" ] add_field => [ "[geoip][coordinates]", "%{[geoip][latitude]}" ] } } output{ if[type]=="pace"{ elasticsearch{ template_overwrite...

Handling different log formats in the same file

logstash,logstash-grok
I have a single log file that contains differing output formats. For example: line 1 = 2015-01-1 12:04:56 INFO 192.168.0.1 my_user someone logged in line 2 = 2015-01-1 12:04:56 WARN [webserver-thread] (MyClass.java:66) user authenticated Whilst the real solution is to either split them into separate files or unify the formats...

Cannot locate java installation error for logstash

java,path,logstash,java-home
I downloaded Logstash-1.5.0 on Windows 8.1 and tried to run it in the command prompt. First I checked the java version. Then changed the directory to logstash-1.5.0/bin then entered the command logstash -e 'input { stdin { } } output { elasticsearch { host => localhost } stdout { }...

How to customize Rails log messages to JSON format [closed]

ruby-on-rails,json,logstash
I need to customize log messages to a JSON format in my Rails app. To illustrate, currently the log messages my app produces look like this: I, [2015-04-24T11:52:06.612993 #90159] INFO -- : Started GET "/time_entries" for ::1 at 2015-04-24 11:52:06 -0400 As a result, log messages like the line above...

Grok formatting for a custom timestamp

logging,elasticsearch,logstash,logstash-grok
2015-03-13 00:23:37.616 I try using to use grok to format the following date format. I have tried: SYSLOGTIMESTAMP, DATESTAMP_EVENTLOG, DATESTAMP_RFC2822 with no success. Can anyone shed some light?...

Need to create value over time chart using Kibana 4

logstash,kibana-4
Am using logstash to store logfile containing the read time of a cable (specific to my application) I would like to plot the graph of Cable Read Time (Y-Axis) over Elapsed Time (X-Axis) using Kibana. Logstash config file looks as below input { file { path => "/opt/performanceMetrics.csv" type =>...

Remove an event field and reference it in Logstash

elasticsearch,logstash,logstash-configuration
Using Logstash, I want to index documents into Elasticsearch and specify the type, id etc of the document that needs to be indexed. How can I specify those in my config without keeping useless fields in my documents? Example: I want to specify the id used for insertion: input {...

How to read data in logs using logstash?

elasticsearch,logstash
I have just started log stash, i have log files in that log file whole object is printed in the logs, Since my object is huge i cant write the grok patterns to the whole object and also i expecting only two values out of those object. Can you please...

Logstash - How to filter by [tags]

logstash,logstash-forwarder
Logstash filter by tags for different websites Issue: I have multiple websites inside a single IIS Server.. I want to add a "Tag" for each of the log files i am sending towards logstash This is my logstash forwarder config Each log file represents a different website.. so i want...

Logstash timestamp issue - the parsed value is one hour behind the log value

timestamp,logstash,timezoneoffset
I am using the following code to read McAfee Logs ( I chose to use CSV filters because grok filters turned out to be messy) input { stdin{} } filter { csv { columns => ["timestamp", "McAf_ThreatSeverity", "McAf_Event", "McAf_EventDescription", "McAf_EventCategory", "McAf_ThreatT$ separator => "|" } date { locale => "en"...

Why do I need a broker for my production ELK stack + machine specs?

elasticsearch,redis,logstash,kibana
I've recently stood up a test ELK stack Ubuntu box to test the functionality and have been very happy with it. My use case for production would involve ingesting at least 100GB of logs per day. I want to be as scalable as possible, as this 100GB/day can quickly rise...

logstash: grok parse failure

logging,logstash,logstash-grok
I have this config file input { stdin {} file { type => "txt" path => "C:\Users\Gck\Desktop\logsatash_practice\input.txt" start_position=>"beginning" } } filter { grok { match => [ "message", "%{DATE:timestamp} %{IP:client} %{WORD:method} %{WORD:text}"] } date { match => [ "timestamp", "MMM-dd-YYYY-HH:mm:ss" ] locale => "en" } } output { file {...

elasticsearch ttl vs daily dropping tables

elasticsearch,logstash
I understand that there are two dominant patterns for keeping a rolling window of data inside elasticsearch: creating daily indices, as suggested by logstash, and dropping old indices, and therefore all the records they contain, when they fall out of the window using elasticsearch's TTL feature and a single index,...

Logstash expected one of #

logstash,logstash-configuration
I'm currently trying to run Lostash with the following config file: input { stdin { } } output { rabbitmq { exchange => "test_exchange" exchange_type => "fanout" host => "172.17.x.x" } } I do however get an error: logstash agent --configtest -f -config.conf gives me: Error: Expected one of #,...

Should Logstash shipper or indexer perform filters?

logstash
I am running two instances of Logstash, one as a "shipper", one as an "indexer". I want the shipper to pick up logs and forward them to the indexer using lumberjack. The indexer writes to elasticsearch. In order to do filtering, where should the filters be defined? On the shipper?...

Grok pattern with this log line

regex,pattern-matching,logstash,grok,logstash-grok
basically I need to filter out Date - SEVERITY - JAVACLASSNAME - ERROR MESSAGE. This is working for me..But its just half done. (?[0-9]{4}-[0-9]{2}-[0-9]{2} [0-9]{2}:[0-9]{2}:[0-9]{2},[0-9]{3}) %{WORD:Severity}(?:%{GREEDYDATA:msg}) It doesnt show Javaclass..! Here is the output I get { "Timestamp": [ [ "2015-03-03 03:12:16,978" ] ], "Severity": [ [ "INFO" ] ],...

Logging service allowing simple interface

html,logging,logstash,splunk,logentries
I'm looking to do some dead-simple logging from a web app (client-side) to some remote service/endpoint. Sure, I could roll my own, but for the purpose of this task, let's assume I want an existing service like Logentries/Splunk/Logstash so that my viewers can still log debugging info if my backend...

Logstash not writing data from external file to elasticsearch

indexing,elasticsearch,logstash
I have a sample text file named testfile.txt containing simple "Hi". I want this data to get indexed on ElasticSearch. I run the following command on logstash: bin/logstash -f logstash-test.conf Conf File content is below: input{ file { path=> "/home/abhinav/ELK/logstash/testfile.txt" type => "test" start_position => "beginning" } } output{ elasticsearch...

logstash drop filter only if included in list

logstash,logstash-drop
Is it possible to filter log events that are from a specific group? For example, I want to only drop events that are not in the list: ["a","b"] filter { if !["a","b"].include? [event_name] { drop {} } } Something like that......

How to use mapping in elasticsearch?

elasticsearch,logstash
After treating logs with logstash, All my fields have the same type 'STRING so i want to use mapping in elasticsearch to change some type like ip, port ect.. whereas i don't know how to do it, i'm a super beginner in ElasticSearch.. Any help ? ...

Anyone know what's the data source of http://logstash.openstack.org?

logstash,openstack,kibana
I'm new to OpenStack and I'd like to do some mining on OpenStack logs. So I found this webpage: http://logstash.openstack.org It gives a lot of logs which seems interesting. Anyone know how these data are generated and where they are from? Thanks a lot for your help! Best Regards...

Incorrect @timestamp logstash date filter

timestamp,logstash,datefilter
I'm using Logstash 1.4.2 on Windows. I'm parsing a datetime from my logs (field 'timestamp_file') and i try to affect its value to the field @timestamp example of timestamp i'm parsing : 2015-03-09 00:35:11,073 # format date date{ match =>["timestamp_file","YYYY-MM-dd HH:mm:ss,SSS"] target => "@timestamp" } But in Kibana i have...

Logstash. Get fields by position number

logstash,logstash-configuration
Background I have the scheme: logs from my app go through rsyslog to central log server, then to Logstash and Elasticsearch. Logs from app is a pure JSON, but rsyslog adds to log "timestamp", "app name" and "server name" fileds. And log becomes to this: timestamp app-name server-name [JSON] Question...

Bytes form nginx logs is mapped as string not number in elasticsearch

nginx,elasticsearch,logstash,data-type-conversion
recently I deployed ELK and started forwarding logs from nginx through logstash frowarder. Problem is, that in elasticsearch (1.4.2) / kibana (4) is "bytes" value of request mapped as string. I uses standard congfiguration found everywhere. Into logstash patterns added new pattern for nginx logs: NGUSERNAME [a-zA-Z\.\@\-\+_%]+ NGUSER %{NGUSERNAME} NGINXACCESS...

Is there any indication that logstash forwarder finished processing a file?

logstash,logstash-forwarder
I would like to delete files after logstash forwarder sent them (otherwise I get too many files open error). Is there any indication that logstash forwarder is done with the file?

Logstash unable to start when I add grep filter

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana-4
I have a logstash instance deployed on my local and I am trying to get head wrapped around it. I added a simple grep filter to the logstash.conf file, but when I restart the service, it fails. And when I remove the grep statement it works fine. Here is my...

Logstash - Substring from CSV column

csv,filter,elasticsearch,substring,logstash
I want to import many informations from a CSV file to Elastic Search. My issue is I don't how can I use a equivalent of substring to select information into a CSV column. In my case I have a field date (YYYYMMDD) and I want to have (YYYY-MM-DD). I use...

Logstash + stomp + ActiveMQ

activemq,logstash,stomp
I'm using logstash to read a CSV file and post the information to my ActiveMQ using the stomp protocol. Everything is working great, I only want to add persistence to those messages but I don't know how to tell logstash to do so. The ActiveMQ site say I need to...

How to search log within specific range of date and time in elasticsearch using java api

elasticsearch,logstash
I am newbie to elasticsearch and its java api. I did try to write hello world java program to search some string in which i use matchQuery function with QueryBuilder and it works fine. The code is given below. Code: import org.elasticsearch.action.search.SearchResponse; import org.elasticsearch.action.search.SearchType; import org.elasticsearch.client.Client; import org.elasticsearch.client.transport.TransportClient; import org.elasticsearch.common.transport.InetSocketTransportAddress;...

python regex how to avoid match multiple semicolon?

regex,logstash,semicolon
I'm about to write a regex to extract substrings. the string is: ASP.NET_SessionId=frffcjcarie4dhxouz5yklwu;+BIGipServercapitaliq-ssl=3617221783.36895.0000;+ObSSOCookie=wkyQfn2Cyx2%2f7kSj4zBB886WaLs92Ord9FSf64c%2byHFOBwgEP4f3UmorDj051suQwRXAKEwBtYVKRYJuUGh2YNZtAj2%2bNp8asLIT9xQPqVktEAzkl3jNIv8MyWFsoFPDtm%2fTm1FeaCP%2bGTk9Oa%2fCNA0Hmy847qK2qo7%2bbziV%2bjeClbkGjAX3pgcPzfs%2bQp7p9BSjP1xJqUaUKwJ2%2flIgzZL5Ma%2bnJK8j%2b732ixNyIDNDGo7uIF%2b;+machineIdCookie=866873600;+userLoggedIn=jga;sdgjefdfdfs The staff I want to...

Logstash - how do I split an array using the split filter without a target?

elasticsearch,logstash
I'm trying to split a JSON array into multiple events. Here's a sample input: {"results" : [{"id": "a1", "name": "hello"}, {"id": "a2", "name": "logstash"}]} Here's my filter and output config: filter { split { field => "results" } } stdout { codec => "rubydebug" } This produces 2 events, one...

How to create an alias on two indexes with logstash?

elasticsearch,alias,logstash,logstash-grok,elastic
In the cluster that I am working on there are two main indexes, let's say indexA and indexB but these two indexes are indexed each day so normaly I have indexA-{+YYYY.MM.dd} and indexB-{+YYYY.MM.dd}. What I want is to have one alias that gathers indexA-{+YYYY.MM.dd} and indexB-{+YYYY.MM.dd} together and named alias-{+YYYY.MM.dd}....

Is it possible to extract a certain part of a string field and cast it to some other type?

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana
I have a file input in logstash, which reads from /var/log/syslog. The log message goes into message field. I didn't think about extracting some parts of the message beforehand, but now I would like to find all entries with the message field that have a word WORD in them and...

can't force GROK parser to enforce integer/float types on haproxy logs

types,mapping,logstash,kibana,grok
Doesn't matter if integer/long or float, fields like time_duration (all time_* really ) map as strings in kibana logstash index. I tried using mutate (https://www.elastic.co/blog/little-logstash-lessons-part-using-grok-mutate-type-data) did not work either. How can i correctly enforce numeric type instead of strings on these fields? My /etc/logstash/conf.d/haproxy.conf: input { syslog { type =>...

SearchPhaseExecutionException[Failed to execute phase [query], all shards failed]

elasticsearch,logstash,windows-server-2012,kibana
Recently our server was rebootet without correctly shutting down the Elastic Search / Kibana. After that reboot both applications were running but no indices where created anymore. I checked logstash setup in debugg mode and he is sending data to Elastic Search. now all my created windows report this error:...

Logstash grok parse error parsing log file

parsing,logstash,grok
I am trying to parse this log format: http://localhost:8080/,200,OK,11382,date=Mon 27 Apr 2015 12:56:33 GMT;newheader=foo;connection=close;content-type=text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1;server=Apache-Coyote/1.1; with this config file: input { stdin{} } filter { grok { match => [ "message" , "%{URI:uriaccessed},%{NUMBER:httpcode},%{WORD:httpcodeverb},%{NUMBER:bytes},date=%{TIMESTAMP_ISO8601:logtimestamp};%{GREEDYDATA:msg}"] } mutate{ convert => ["httpcode","integer"] convert => ["bytes","integer"] } date { locale => "en" match => [...

How to generate @timestamp in logstash by combining two fields / columns of input csv

csv,elasticsearch,logstash
We have data that is coming from external sources as below in csv file: orderid,OrderDate,BusinessMinute,Quantity,Price 31874,01-01-2013,00:06,2,17.9 The data has date in one column and time in another column - I need to generate a time-stamp by combining those two columns together. I am using csv filter to read the above...

Reducing elasticsearch's index size

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana
I currently have a large amount of log files being analyzed by Logstash, and therefore a consequent amount of space being used in Elasticsearch. However, a lot of this data is useless to me, as everything is not being displayed in Kibana. So I'm wondering: is there a way to...

Can I use mutate filter in Logstash to convert some fields to integers of a genjdbc input?

jdbc,filter,elasticsearch,logstash,kibana
I am using genjdbc input plugin for Logstash to get data from a DB2 database. It works perfectly, I get in Kibana all the database columns as fields. The problem I have is that in Kibana all fields are string type, and I want the numeric fields to be integers....

logstash: in log4j-input, the “path” is not correct

logstash
In my config file, I use input { log4j {} } and: output { stdout { codec => rubydebug } } I've attached my log4j to logstash using SocketListener. When my app prints something to the log, I see in logstash: { "message" => "<the message>", "@version" => "1", "@timestamp"...

filter json in logstash

json,logstash,kibana,elasticsearch-plugin
I have a json file with records like this one {"id":1,"first_name":"Frank","last_name":"Mills","date":"5/31/2014","email":"[email protected]","country":"France","city":"La Rochelle","latitude":"46.1667","longitude":"-1.15" and I'm trying to filter the fields in logstash, unsuccessfully so far. I tried the grok debugger and the grokconstructor but cannot make it work. My last attempt is input { file{ path => ["C:/logstash-1.4.2/mock_data.json"] type => "json"...

how to write filter conf file in logstash to read myCustomLogFile with “|” seprator and key=value

logstash
my logfile look like this: loc=846|time=2012-12-18 12:59:36|action=drop|orig=129.3.70.1|i/f_dir=inbound|i/f_name=eth1|has_accounting=0|uuid=<00000000,00000000,00000000,00000000>|product=VPN-1 & FireWall-1|__policy_id_tag=product=VPN-1 & FireWall-1[db_tag={8831AF0A-6B32-11E3-869E-000000000D0D};mgmt=sc-tog;date=1387735052;policy_name=Standard]|src=192.168.100.2|s_port=60184|dst=198.41.0.4|service=53|proto=udp|rule=15 i want that this log will be sperated to key value json for save it in elasticsearch. i am using...

Pattern failure with grok due a longer integer in a column

elasticsearch,logstash,grok,logstash-grok
I have used grok debugger to get the top format working and it is being seen fine by elasticsearch. Eventually, when a log line like the one below hit it shoots out a tag with "grokparsefailure" due to the extra space before each integer (I'm assuming). Is there a tag...

Logstash elapsed filter

elasticsearch,logstash,groc
I am trying to use the elapsed.rb filter in the ELK stack and cant seem to figure it out. I am not very familiar with grok and I believe that is where my issue lives. Can anyone help? Example Log Files: { "application_name": "Application.exe", "machine_name": "Machine1", "user_name": "testuser", "entry_date": "2015-03-12T18:12:23.5187552Z",...

Get file's last modification date with Logstash

file,logstash,datecreated,datemodified
Is there a way for Logstash to get the date at which a file has been last modified? In Linux, this would correspond to the date -r command. ...

How to process multilines in logstash with multiple worker threads?

regex,multithreading,logstash,multiline,logstash-forwarder
I would like to process mulitline logs with logstash using multiple worker threads for performance but multiline filter doesn't work: - https://github.com/elastic/logstash/pull/1591 - https://github.com/elastic/logstash/issues/1590 solutions for now: using multiple logstash-forwarder and send them to different lumberjack port (scales very poorly: new logstash-forwarder for each logfile that has multilines) using an...

How to set time in log as main @timestamp in elasticsearch

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana,logstash-grok
Im using logstash to index some old log files in my elastic DB. i need kibana/elastic to set the timestamp from within the logfile as the main @timestamp. Im using grok filter in the following way: %{TIMESTAMP_ISO8601:@timestamp} yet elasticsearch sets the time of indexing as the main @timestamp and not...

Performing searches on JSON data in Elasticsearch

json,elasticsearch,logstash
I have mapped JSON data into Elasticsearch via Logstash which has worked, it has imported the data in and I can see it in Elasticsearch-Head. My problem is querying the data. I can run a search for a field but it returns the entire type within the index as a...

Logstash Grok filter for uwsgi logs

logstash,grok,logstash-grok
I'm a new user to ELK stack. I'm using UWSGI as my server. I need to parse my uwsgi logs using Grok and then analyze them. Here is the format of my logs:- [pid: 7731|app: 0|req: 357299/357299] ClientIP () {26 vars in 511 bytes} [Sun Mar 1 07:47:32 2015] GET...

Trim field value, or remove part of the value

logstash,trim,grok,logstash-grok
I am trying to adjust path name so that it no longer has the time stamp attached to the end. I am input many different logs so it would be impractical to write a conditional filter for every possible log. If possible I would just like to trim the last...

Need a logstash-conf file to extract the count of different strings in a log file

logstash,kibana
How to write a logstash configuration file to separate two different (S:Info & S:Warn) strings from a log file and display the respective count in Kibana? Tried using the 'grep' filter in logstash but not sure of getting the count of two different strings (Info and Warn) in Kibana. Below...

Grok with Logstash - Logs from windows and linux - how?

filter,logstash,grok
My Grok filter for LogStash: bin/logstash -e ' input { stdin { } } filter { grok { match => { "message" => "%{SYSLOGTIMESTAMP:syslog_timestamp} %{SYSLOGHOST:syslog_hostname} %{DATA:syslog_program}(?:\[%{POSINT:syslog_pid}\])?: %{GREEDYDATA:syslog_message}" } } } output { stdout { codec => rubydebug } }' It is perfect for my Linux logins logs: Mar 9 14:18:20...

Update @timetamp field in logstash with custom timestamp value

elasticsearch,logstash,grok,logstash-grok,logstash-forwarder
I have following logstash config file for parsing following exception stack trace. stacktrace 2015-03-02 09:01:51,040 [com.test.MyClass] ERROR - execution resulted in Exception com.test.core.MyException <exception line1> <exception line2> 2015-03-02 09:01:51,040 [com.test.MyClass] ERROR - Encountered Exception, terminating execution Config File: input { stdin {} } filter { multiline { pattern => "(^%{TIMESTAMP_ISO8601})...

Kibana 4 start as service in ubuntu 12.04

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana-4
Im trying to start kibana 4 as a service in ubuntu 12.04. Please any one help on how to set as service . I referred these links to write the script , but it wont work. https://github.com/akabdog/scripts/blob/master/kibana4_init https://github.com/chovy/node-startup/blob/master/init.d/node-app...

logstash generate @timestamp from parsed message

logstash,logstash-grok
I have file containing series of such messages: component+branch.job 2014-09-04_21:24:46 2014-09-04_21:24:49 It is string, some white spaces, first date and time, some white spaces and second date and time. Currently I'm using such filter: filter { grok { match => [ "message", "%{WORD:componentName}\+%{WORD:branchName}\.%{WORD:jobType}\s+20%{DATE:dateStart}_%{TIME:timeStart}\s+20%{DATE:dateStop}_%{TIME:timeStop}" ] } } I would like to...

Logstash: 1-hour difference in custom timestamp

timestamp,logstash,kibana
I am using a custom timestamp field in Logstash (one present in my log file instead of Logstash's @timestamp field), and although this timestamp is created and usable in Kibana, there seems to always be a 1-hour difference with the actual timestamp I am fetching. Here is, for example, actual...

Logstash filter parse json file result a double fields

json,logstash
I am using the latest ELK (Elasticsearch 1.5.2 , Logstash 1.5.0, Kibana 4.0.2) I have a question that sample .json { "field1": "This is value1", "field2": "This is value2" } longstash.conf input { stdin{ } } filter { json { source => "message" add_field => { "field1" => "%{field1}" "field2"...

What option can be chosen in logastash

logstash
I'm using logstash to parse logs from files, my question is witch option should i choose to collect all my logs without duplicating the data start_position => 'beginning' or start_position => 'end' and what is the deference between the two options. Thank's...

Logstash patter for log4j

log4j,logstash,grok
I'm setting up Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. I encountered an error when I am configuring "logstash.conf". Here's the error I got. {:timestamp=>"2015-05-25T21:56:59.907000-0400", :message=>"Error: Expected one of #, {, ,, ] at line 12, column 49 (byte 265) after filter {\n grok {\n match => [\"message\", \"<log4j:event logger=\""} {:timestamp=>"2015-05-25T21:56:59.915000-0400", :message=>"You may...

How to remove all fields with NULL value in Logstash filter

logging,elasticsearch,logstash,checkpoint
I am reading checkpoint log file with csv format with logstash and some fields have null value. i want to remove all fields with null value. i can not foresee exactly which fields(keys) will have null value because i have 150 columns in the csv file and i dont want...

separate indexes on logstash

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana
Currently I have logstash configuration that pushing data to redis, and elastic server that pulling the data using the default index 'logstash'. I've added another shipper and I've successfully managed to move the data using the default index as well. My goal is to move and restore that data on...

Logstash - remove deep field from json file

logstash,logstash-grok,logstash-configuration
I have json file that i'm sending to ES through logstash . I would like to remove 1 field ( It's deep field ) in the json ONLY if the value is Null . Part of the json is : "input": { "startDate": "2015-05-27", "numberOfGuests": 1, "fileName": "null", "existingSessionId": "XXXXXXXXXXXXX",...

Change ID in elasticsearch

elasticsearch,logstash
I'm having trouble with ElasticSearch, how can I change id to another field in log file ?

Elasticsearch daily rolling index contains duplicate _id

elasticsearch,logstash
this maybe a silly question but I am using the daily rolling index to save my events with logstash, the config is simple as: input: {..source..} filter: {..filter..} output: { elasticsearch: { document_id: %{my_own_guarantee_unique_id} index: myindex-%{+YYYY.MM.DD} } } what I found was if there are events with same my_own_guarantee_unique_id appears...

Logstash exec input plugin - Remove command run from @message

batch-file,logstash,logstash-configuration
I'm using logstash 1.5.1 on a windows machine. I have to make a rest call, that delivers me JSON output. Therefore I'm using exec. The result is no json anymore :-(. The @message of this event will be the entire stdout of the command as one event. https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/logstash/current/plugins-inputs-exec.html My logstash...

logstash tab separator not escaping

elasticsearch,logstash
I have tab separated data which I want to input into logstash. Here is my configuration file: input { file { path => "/*.csv" type => "testSet" start_position => "beginning" } } filter { csv { separator => "\t" } } output { stdout { codec => rubydebug } }...

logstash if statement within grok statement

logstash,grok,logstash-grok
I'm creating a logstash grok filter to pull events out of a backup server, and I want to be able to test a field for a pattern, and if it matches the pattern, further process that field and pull out additional information. To that end I'm embedding an if statement...

elasticsearch/kiabana - analyze and visualize total time for transactions?

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana
Parsing log files using logstash, here is the json sent to elasticsearch looks like: For log lines contaning transaction start time, i add db_transaction_commit_begin_time field with the time it is logged. { "message" => "2015-05-27 10:26:47,048 INFO [T:3 ID:26] (ClassName.java:396) - End committing transaction", "@version" => "1", "@timestamp" => "2015-05-27T15:24:11.594Z",...

ignore incoming logstash entries that are older than a given date

logstash
I want Logstash, when it's processing input entries, to simply drop entries that are older than N days. I assume I'll use the date module and obviously drop, but I don't know how to connect them....

Logstash filter section

filter,logstash,zabbix
Could you please advise how to filter a specific words with Logstash 1.5? For example, it's necessary to filter the following words: Critical, Exit, Not connected. As I remember, in previous versions of Logstash (i.e 1.4 and earlier) it has been possible with grep filter. Currently my logstash.conf contains: input...

Logstash Grok filter getting multiple values per match

logstash,logstash-grok
I have a server that sends access logs over to logstash in a custom log format, and am using logstash to filter these logs and send them to Elastisearch. A log line looks something like this: 0.0.0.0 - GET / 200 - 29771 3 ms ELB-HealthChecker/1.0\n And gets parsed using...

entries not entering logstash filter

ruby-on-rails,logstash,kibana,beaver
I've been trying to parse rails log entries sent from beaver to my logstash indexer. But certain entries are not entering the filter section at all, but are appearing on my kibana dashboard in their original state (i.e without the fields being extracted). beaver conf path:[path to the log] exclude:[.gz]...

Kibana3: long to IP in terms panel

long-integer,logstash,kibana,ipv4
For an ELK(Kibana is v3) setup I feed logs from some firewalls and src_ip/dst_ip fields are defined as type "ip". eg. "dst_ip" : {"type" : "ip"} Mappings are also correct: curl -XGET http://localhost:9200/logstash-2015.03.10/_mapping/field/src_ip?pretty { "logstash-2015.03.10" : { "mappings" : { "screenos" : { "src_ip" : { "full_name" : "src_ip", "mapping":{"src_ip":{"type":"ip"}}...

Logstash not writing to Elasticsearch with Shield

elasticsearch,logstash,elasticsearch-plugin,logstash-configuration
I have been trying to make logstash write to elasticseach with shield without success. My setup was working nromally before installing the shield plugin to elasticsearch. I've followed this guide from elastic.co and created a new user for the logstash user role using: esusers useradd logstashadmin -r logstash I've also...

How to do a time range search in Kibana

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana,kibana-4
We are using the ELK for log aggregation. Is it possible to search for events that occured during a particular time range. Lets say I want to see all exceptions that occurred between 10am and 11am in last month. Is it possible to extract the time part from @timestamp and...

Delete records of a certain type from logstash/elasticsearch

elasticsearch,logstash
I'm about to embark upon importing a large number of records into elasticsearch (via logstash). I'm sure I will make a few mistakes. As such, I would like to be able to easily delete the imported records from elasticsearch. For now, I can just delete the indicies containing the imports....

What to do to stop elasticsearch indexes being created automatically in the wrong year

date,elasticsearch,logstash
I noted this at the turn of the year, I have asked about it in #elasticsearch and #logstash a few times but never had a response that explains what best to do to stop it. I also found this post on the mailing list, but it doesn't discuss how to...

Need to extract the timestamp from a logstash elasticsearch cluster

json,parsing,elasticsearch,logstash,dsl
I'm trying to determine the freshness of the most recent record in my logstash cluster, but I'm having a bit of trouble digesting the Elasticsearch DSL. Right now I am doing something like this to extract the timestamp: curl -sX GET 'http://localhost:9200/logstash-2015.06.02/' -d'{"query": {"match_all": {} } }' | json_pp |...

How to remove date from LogStash event

log4j,logstash,kibana,kibana-4,logstash-grok
I have the following message in my log file... 2015-05-08 12:00:00,648064070: INFO : [pool-4-thread-1] com.jobs.AutomatedJob: Found 0 suggested order events This is what I see in Logstash/Kibana (with the Date and Message selected)... May 8th 2015, 12:16:19.691 2015-05-08 12:00:00,648064070: INFO : [pool-4-thread-1] com.pcmsgroup.v21.star2.application.maintenance.jobs.AutomatedSuggestedOrderingScheduledJob: Found 0 suggested order events The date...

Log storage location ELK stack

elasticsearch,logstash,kibana,logstash-forwarder,elk-stack
I am doing centralized logging using logstash. I am using logstash-forwarder on the shipper node and ELK stack on the collector node.I wanted to know the location where the logs are stored in elasticsearch i didn't see any data files created where the logs are stored.Do anyone has idea about...

logback Failover tcp appender

logstash,logback,logstash-logback-encoder
I'm currently attempting to use the logback-logstash-encoder to write my logs to two different logstash instances. Both of these instances will be writing to the same Elasticsearch instance. I'm struggling to find a way to load balance between the two logstash instances. After reading both the logback documentation and the...

How can i use grok filter to get the matched messages in the tomcat logs?

tomcat,filter,logstash,grok
I'm getting different different information in the tomcat logs. I want only the line with the message "Server startup in" . Im using the grok filter in the logstash,but im unable to get the only one filtered message with that message. I'm getting all the messages in the logs of...

How to extract CPU Usage details from the log file in logstash

filter,cpu-usage,logstash,grok
I am trying to extract the CPU usage and timestamp from the message: 2015-04-27T11:54:45.036Z| vmx| HIST ide1 IRQ 4414 42902 [ 250 - 375 ) count: 2 (0.00%) min/avg/max: 250/278.50/307 I am using logstash and here is my logstash.config file: input { file { path => "/home/xyz/Downloads/vmware.log" start_position => beginning...

Logstash Multiple Log Formats

apache,logging,logstash,grok
So, we're looking at some kind of log aggregator as having logs all over the place is not scaling. I've been looking at Logstash, and was able to get an instance with kibana up and running last night, but there were some problems. For instance, with the geoip using our...

How do I combine a date and CSV filter to get the correct @timestamp field?

timestamp,logstash
I have a log file in txt format and I concluded after various hair-pulling attempts it was easiest and cleanest to use a csv filter ( I have experimented with grok patterns and it was messy). One line from my log file looks like this.... ( 5 fields with the...