Most command line options available in Logstash Forwarder have been removed and
migrated to config file options. The only mandatory command line option for
running Filebeat is
-c followed by the path to the config file. If you used command line
options with Logstash Forwarder, make sure that you add your options to the
configuration file. For naming changes, see the section called “Renamed Optionsedit”.
Filebeat does provide command line options that are common to all Beats. For more details about these options, see Command Line Options.
The following command line options have been renamed and moved to the config file. Also see the section called “Changed Configuration File Optionsedit” for a list of configuration file options that were completely removed or replaced by options specified in libbeat.
|Command Line Option||Config File Option||Description|
The config option was split into two parts. You use the