This article is the first out of two. It’s based on based on the LogStash Getting Started Guide. You should probably read that instead, if you don’t yet know what LogStash is. It’s a more thorough introduction.
My goal with this article is rather to get you set up as fast as possible with a functioning local LogStash setup. The next post will provide a few pointers on how to get started parsing logs with LogStash.Read on →