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Filebeat can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.
Start the daemon by running sudo ./filebeat -e -c filebeat.yml
sudo ./filebeat -e -c filebeat.yml
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Release date: October 14, 2021
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License: Elastic License
Running on Kubernetes? Try the Filebeat Helm Chart.
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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