Metrics settings in Kibana

You do not need to configure any settings to use the Metrics app in Kibana. It is enabled by default.

General Metrics settings

xpack.infra.enabled

Set to false to disable the Logs and Metrics app plugin Kibana. Defaults to true.

xpack.infra.sources.default.logAlias

Index pattern for matching indices that contain log data. Defaults to filebeat-*,kibana_sample_data_logs*. To match multiple wildcard patterns, use a comma to separate the names, with no space after the comma. For example, logstash-app1-*,default-logs-*.

xpack.infra.sources.default.metricAlias

Index pattern for matching indices that contain Metricbeat data. Defaults to metricbeat-*. To match multiple wildcard patterns, use a comma to separate the names, with no space after the comma. For example, logstash-app1-*,default-logs-*.

xpack.infra.sources.default.fields.timestamp

Timestamp used to sort log entries. Defaults to @timestamp.

xpack.infra.sources.default.fields.message

Fields used to display messages in the Logs app. Defaults to ['message', '@message'].

xpack.infra.sources.default.fields.tiebreaker

Field used to break ties between two entries with the same timestamp. Defaults to _doc.

xpack.infra.sources.default.fields.host

Field used to identify hosts. Defaults to host.name.

xpack.infra.sources.default.fields.container

Field used to identify Docker containers. Defaults to container.id.

xpack.infra.sources.default.fields.pod

Field used to identify Kubernetes pods. Defaults to kubernetes.pod.uid.