Directory layout

The directory layout of an installation is as follows:

Type Description Default Location Config Option

home

Home of the Functionbeat installation.

path.home

bin

The location for the binary files.

{path.home}/bin

config

The location for configuration files.

{path.home}

path.config

data

The location for persistent data files.

{path.home}/data

path.data

logs

The location for the logs created by Functionbeat.

{path.home}/logs

path.logs

Default paths

Functionbeat uses the following default paths unless you explicitly change them.

zip, tar.gz, or tgz
Type Description Location

home

Home of the Functionbeat installation.

{extract.path}

bin

The location for the binary files.

{extract.path}

config

The location for configuration files.

{extract.path}

data

The location for persistent data files.

{extract.path}/data

logs

The location for the logs created by Functionbeat.

{extract.path}/logs

pkg

The location for the binary uploaded to your serverless provider.

{extract.path}/pkg

For the zip, tar.gz, or tgz distributions, these paths are based on the location of the extracted binary file. This means that if you start Functionbeat with the following simple command, all paths are set correctly:

./functionbeat

brew

Type Description Location

home

Home of the Functionbeat installation.

/usr/local/var/homebrew/linked/functionbeat-full

bin

The location for the binary files.

/usr/local/var/homebrew/linked/functionbeat-full/bin

config

The location for configuration files.

/usr/local/etc/functionbeat

data

The location for persistent data files.

/usr/local/var/lib/functionbeat

logs

The location for the logs created by Functionbeat.

/usr/local/var/log/functionbeat