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Lsbeat is similar to the
ls command-line tool, but instead of printing the files and subdirectories to the screen,
Lsbeat periodically ships them to Elasticsearch for storage.
To help you learn how to build a Beat, we’ve created this blog post that describes how to build Lsbeat from scratch. You can refer to the Lsbeat implementation as a working example.