Beats version 6.0.0-rc2

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Breaking changes

Packetbeat

  • Remove not-working runoptions.uid and runoptions.gid options in Packetbeat. 5261

Bugfixes

Affecting all Beats

  • Fix data race accessing watched containers. 5147
  • Do not require template if index change and template disabled 5319
  • Fix missing ACK in redis output. 5404

Filebeat

  • Fix default paths for redis 4.0.1 logs on macOS 5173
  • Fix Filebeat not starting if command line and modules configs are used together. 5376
  • Fix double @timestamp field when JSON decoding was used. 5436

Metricbeat

  • Use beat.name instead of beat.hostname in the Host Overview dashboard. 5340
  • Fix the loading of 5.x dashboards. 5277

Added

Metricbeat

  • Auto-select a hostname (based on the host on which the Beat is running) in the Host Overview dashboard. 5340

Deprecated

Filebeat

  • The filebeat.config_dir option is deprecated. Use filebeat.config.prospector options instead. 5321