Accessing the Kibana interfaceedit

Now that you have data, let’s do something with it. Point your browser at your local webserver, the one with Kibana already installed.

Welcome Page

If you have Kibana extracted to your document root you will be presented with this lovely welcome page. Click Sample Dashboard

Sample Dashboard And there you have your sample dashboard! Now if you started with a clean elasticsearch instance you’ll see a very heavily weighted pie chart. This represents the type of documents in your index. As you can see, 99% them are lines for characters, with only a few denoting acts and scenes.

Below that you will see a long list of JSON formatted lines of shakespeare.