Packetbeat

Tap into Your Wire Data

Change the way you put your network packet data to work with Packetbeat. Use deb for distributions like Debian or Ubuntu, and rpm for distributions like CentOS, RedHat, or Fedora. For any other Linux distribution, download the bin archive and execute the included binary file. (Note, the Packetbeat shipper has only one dependency: libpcap.)

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Packetbeat 1.3.1

Packetbeat can also be installed from our repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.

Installation Steps

  • Download and install or unzip Packetbeat

  • Edit the packetbeat.yml configuration file

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

Packetbeat 5.0.0-beta1

Installation Steps

  • Download and install or unzip Packetbeat

  • Edit the packetbeat.yml configuration file

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