This section contains frequently asked questions about Functionbeat. Also check out the Functionbeat discussion forum.
Error loading config file?edit
You may encounter errors loading the config file on POSIX operating systems if:
- an unauthorized user tries to load the config file, or
- the config file has the wrong permissions.
See Config File Ownership and Permissions for more about resolving these errors.
Found Unexpected or Unknown Characters?edit
Either there is a problem with the structure of your config file, or you have used a path or expression that the YAML parser cannot resolve because the config file contains characters that aren’t properly escaped.
Also see the general advice under YAML tips and gotchas.
Monitoring UI shows fewer Beats than expectededit
If you are running multiple Beat instances on the same host, make sure they each have a distinct