Download Logstash


Download and unzip Logstash

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


Configure Logstash

Prepare a logstash.conf config file.


Run Logstash

Run bin/logstash -f logstash.conf


Dive in

See our documentation for the latest up-to-date information.


Version: 7.16.0

Release date: December 07, 2021

License: Elastic License


Running on Kubernetes? Try the Logstash Helm Chart (beta).

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.

Java 8 is required for Logstash 6.x and 5.x.

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