Beat Fields

Contains common beat fields available in all event types.

beat.name

The name of the Beat sending the log messages. If the Beat name is set in the configuration file, then that value is used. If it is not set, the hostname is used. To set the Beat name, use the name option in the configuration file.

beat.hostname

The hostname as returned by the operating system on which the Beat is running.

beat.timezone

The timezone as returned by the operating system on which the Beat is running.

beat.version

The version of the beat that generated this event.

@timestamp

type: date

example: August 26th 2016, 12:35:53.332

format: date

required: True

The timestamp when the event log record was generated.

tags

Arbitrary tags that can be set per Beat and per transaction type.

fields

type: object

Contains user configurable fields.

error Fields

Error fields containing additional info in case of errors.

error.message

type: text

Error message.

error.code

type: long

Error code.

error.type

type: keyword

Error type.