Using the Logs UI

Customize the Logs UI to focus on the data you want to see and control how you see it.

Log Console in Kibana

Use the power of Search

The Search bar is always available. Use it to perform adhoc and structured searches.

Adapt to your log source

Using a custom index pattern to store the log entries, or want to limit the entries presented in a space? Use configure source to change the index pattern and other settings.

Jump to a specific time period

Use the time selector to focus on a specific timeframe.

Customize your view

Use Customize to adjust your console view and to set the time scale of the log data.

  • Text size. Select Small, Medium, or Large.
  • Wrap long lines. Enable or disable line wrap.
  • Minimap Scale. Set the scale to year, month, week, day, hour, or minute.

Stream or pause logs

You can stream data for live log tailing, or pause streaming to focus on historical log data. When you are streaming logs, the most recent log appears at the bottom on the console. Historical data offers infinite scrolling.