Download Auditbeat


Download and unpack Auditbeat

Choose platform:
deb x86_64
Package managers:

Edit the auditbeat.yml configuration file


Start the daemon

Start the daemon by running sudo ./auditbeat -e -c auditbeat.yml


Dive in

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Version: 8.8.0

Release date:

License: Elastic License

Supported OS/JVM/Browser


This default distribution is governed by the Elastic License, and includes the full set of free features.

A pure Apache 2.0 licensed distribution is available via the OSS download page.

AARCH64 downloads are available as a beta release and should not be used in production.

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