This list summarizes the most important breaking changes in Beats. For the complete list, go to Beats breaking changes.
Version removed from default ILM policy nameedit
To prevent custom ILM policies from breaking during upgrades, the default ILM policy name no longer includes the Beats version.
If you want to include the version, use the
configuration setting. For example:
Two Beat instances can no longer share the same data pathedit
To prevent accidental overwriting of internal state, two instances of the
same Beat running on the same host can no longer share the same data path.
To customize the data path for a Beat, use the
setting. For example: