Release Notes

Backward Compatibility Breaks

  • Rename timestamp field with @timestamp for a better integration with Logstash. #343



  • Add Console output plugin. elastic/libbeat#218
  • Add timestamp to log messages elastic/libbeat#245
  • Send @metadata.beat to Logstash instead of @metadata.index to prevent possible name clashes and give user full control over index name used for Elasticsearch elastic/libbeat#231
  • Add logging messages for bulk publishing in case of error elastic/libbeat#229
  • Add option to configure number of parallel workers publishing to Elasticsearch or Logstash.
  • Set default bulk size for Elasticsearch output to 50.
  • Set default http timeout for Elasticsearch to 90s.
  • Improve publish retry if sync flag is set by retrying only up to max bulk size events instead of all events to be published.