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This module collects and parses logs created by system logging server of common Unix/Linux based distributions.
This module was tested with logs from OSes like Ubuntu 12.04, Centos 7, and macOS Sierra.
This module is not available for Windows.
This module comes with a sample dashboard showing syslog data.
An array of paths where to look for the log files. If left empty, Filebeat will choose the paths depending on your operating systems.
For a description of each field in the metricset, see the exported fields section.