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Packetbeat can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.
Start the daemon by running sudo ./packetbeat -e -c packetbeat.yml
sudo ./packetbeat -e -c packetbeat.yml
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Release date: October 14, 2021
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License: Apache 2.0
This distribution only includes features licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. To get access to full set of free features, use the default distribution.
AARCH64 downloads are available as a beta release and should not be used in production.
Packetbeat has only one dependency: libpcap.
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