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X-Pack monitoring is enabled by default when you install X-Pack. Advanced monitoring settings enable you to control how frequently data is collected, configure timeouts, and set the retention period for locally-stored monitoring indices. You can also adjust how monitoring data is displayed. For more information, see Monitoring Elasticsearch.