Docker images for Packetbeat are available from the Elastic Docker
registry. You can retrieve an image with a
docker pull command.
docker pull docker.elastic.co/beats/packetbeat:5.6.1
Configuring Packetbeat on Dockeredit
The Docker image provides several methods for configuring Packetbeat. The conventional approach is to provide a configuration file via a bind-mounted volume, but it’s also possible to create a custom image with your configuration included.
One way to configure Packetbeat on Docker is to provide
packetbeat.yml via bind-mounting.
docker run, the bind-mount can be specified like this:
docker run \ -v ~/packetbeat.yml:/usr/share/packetbeat/packetbeat.yml \ docker.elastic.co/beats/packetbeat:5.6.1
Custom Image Configurationedit
It’s possible to embed your Packetbeat configuration in a custom image. Here is an example Dockerfile to achieve this:
FROM docker.elastic.co/beats/packetbeat:5.6.1 COPY packetbeat.yml /usr/share/packetbeat/packetbeat.yml USER root RUN chown packetbeat /usr/share/packetbeat/packetbeat.yml USER packetbeat