Metrics settings in Kibanaedit

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

General Metrics settingsedit

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*.
xpack.infra.sources.default.metricAlias
Index pattern for matching indices that contain Metricbeat data. Defaults to metricbeat-*.
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.