Before modifying configuration settings, make sure you’ve completed the configuration steps in the Getting Started. This section describes some common use cases for changing configuration options.
To configure Filebeat, you edit the configuration file. For rpm and deb,
you’ll find the configuration file at
There’s also a full example configuration file at
/etc/filebeat/filebeat.reference.yml that shows all non-deprecated
options. For mac and win, look in the archive that you extracted.
The following topics describe how to configure Filebeat: