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How to add a Beats Input to your Logs Stack
How to add a Beats Input to your Logs Stack

Learn how to configure a Beats Input on your Logstash Instance

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Written by Kieran Southern
Updated over a week ago

To configure the Beats input in your Logstash stack, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Stack Settings > Logstash Inputs

  2. Click on the "Add Input" button.

  3. Select the "Beats" option you require from the available input types.

  4. Complete the configuration details:

    • Display Name: Provide a name for the Beats input.

    • Display Description: Add a description for better identification.

    • Tags: Assign tags to your events (comma-separated).

    • Type: Add a type field to all events handled by this input.

    • Add Field: Include additional fields to the events. You can add multiple key-value pairs.

  5. Click the "Configure Input" button to save the Beats input configuration.

  6. Click "Cancel" to discard changes.

This guide provides a step-by-step process for configuring a Beats input in Logstash. Adjust the values based on your specific use case and preferences.

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