Beat Fieldsedit

Contains common beat fields available in all event types.


The name of the Beat sending the log messages. If the Beat name is set in the configuration file, then that value is used. If it is not set, the hostname is used. To set the Beat name, use the name option in the configuration file.


The hostname as returned by the operating system on which the Beat is running.


The version of the beat that generated this event.


type: date

example: August 26th 2016, 12:35:53.332

format: date

required: True

The timestamp when the event log record was generated.


Arbitrary tags that can be set per Beat and per transaction type.


type: dict

Contains user configurable fields.