Beats version 1.2.0

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Breaking changes

Filebeat

  • Default config for ignore_older is now infinite instead of 24h, means ignore_older is disabled by default. Use close_older to only close file handlers.

Bugfixes

Packetbeat

  • Split real_ip_header value when it contains multiple IPs 1241

Winlogbeat

  • Fix invalid event_id on Windows XP and Windows 2003 1227

Added

Affecting all Beats

  • Add ability to override configuration settings using environment variables 114
  • Libbeat now always exits through a single exit method for proper cleanup and control 736
  • Add ability to create Elasticsearch mapping on startup 639

Topbeat

  • Add the command line used to start processes 533

Filebeat

  • Add close_older configuration option to complete ignore_older 181