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The best way to understand the value of a network packet analytics system like Packetbeat is to try it on your own traffic.
To get started with your own Packetbeat setup, install and configure these related products:
- Elasticsearch for storing and indexing the data.
- Kibana for the UI.
- Logstash (optional) for parsing and enhancing the data.
See Getting started with the Elastic Stack for more information about installing these products.
After installing the Elastic Stack, read the following topics to learn how to install, configure, and run Packetbeat: