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 Journalbeat, you edit the configuration file. The default
configuration file is called
journalbeat.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
that shows all non-deprecated options.
See the Config File Format section of the Beats Platform Reference for more about the structure of the config file.
The following topics describe how to configure Journalbeat: