There are a couple ways to easily get data ingested into Elasticsearch.
Sample data packages available for one click installationedit
The easiest is to install one or more of our available sample data packages. If you have no data, you should be prompted to install when running Kibana for the first time. You can also access and install the sample data packages by going to the home page and clicking "add sample data".
makelogs script will generate sample data.
node scripts/makelogs --auth <username>:<password>
The default username and password combination are
Make sure to execute
node scripts/makelogs after Elasticsearch is up and running!
You can also use the CSV uploader provided on the Kibana home page. Navigate to Add data > Upload file to upload your data from a file.