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You should install Auditbeat on all the servers you want to monitor.
curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/auditbeat/auditbeat-6.2.4-amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i auditbeat-6.2.4-amd64.deb
curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/auditbeat/auditbeat-6.2.4-x86_64.rpm sudo rpm -vi auditbeat-6.2.4-x86_64.rpm
curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/auditbeat/auditbeat-6.2.4-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz tar xzvf auditbeat-6.2.4-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz
docker pull docker.elastic.co/beats/auditbeat:6.2.4
- Download the Auditbeat Windows zip file from the downloads page.
Extract the contents of the zip file into
- Open a PowerShell prompt as an Administrator (right-click the PowerShell icon and select Run As Administrator). If you are running Windows XP, you may need to download and install PowerShell.
From the PowerShell prompt, run the following commands to install Auditbeat as a Windows service:
PS > cd 'C:\Program Files\Auditbeat' PS C:\Program Files\Auditbeat> .\install-service-auditbeat.ps1
If script execution is disabled on your system, you need to set the
execution policy for the current session to allow the script to run. For
PowerShell.exe -ExecutionPolicy UnRestricted -File
Before starting Auditbeat, you should look at the configuration options in the
configuration file, for example
For more information about these options, see