Configuring Winlogbeatedit

After following the configuration steps in the Getting Started, you might want to fine tune the behavior of Winlogbeat. This section describes some common use cases for changing configuration options.

To configure Winlogbeat, you edit the configuration file. You’ll find the configuration file, winlogbeat.yml, in the archive that you extracted. There’s also a full example configuration file at /etc/winlogbeat/winlogbeat.full.yml that shows all non-deprecated options.

See the Config File Format section of the Beats Platform Reference for more about the structure of the config file.

The following topics describe how to configure Winlogbeat: