Getting Started With Metricbeat

Metricbeat helps you monitor your servers and the services they host by collecting metrics from the operating system and services.

To get started with your own Metricbeat setup, install and configure these related products:

  • Elasticsearch for storage and indexing the data.
  • Kibana for the UI.
  • Logstash (optional) for inserting data into Elasticsearch.

See Getting Started with Beats and the Elastic Stack for more information.

After installing the Elastic Stack, read the following topics to learn how to install, configure, and run Metricbeat: