Configure Filebeat

Configure Filebeatedit

To get started quickly, read Quick start: installation and configuration.

To configure Filebeat, edit the configuration file. The default configuration file is called filebeat.yml. The location of the file varies by platform. To locate the file, see Directory layout.

There’s also a full example configuration file called filebeat.reference.yml that shows all non-deprecated options.

See the Config File Format for more about the structure of the config file.

The following topics describe how to configure Filebeat: