Packetbeat can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.
Edit the packetbeat.yml configuration file
Start the daemon by running sudo ./packetbeat -e -c packetbeat.yml
sudo ./packetbeat -e -c packetbeat.yml
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Release date: January 26, 2023
Detailed release notes
License: Elastic License
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.
Packetbeat has only one dependency: libpcap.
Packetbeat incorporates a bundled Npcap installation on Windows hosts. The installation is provided under an OEM license from Insecure.Com LLC ("The Nmap Project").
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