A server log connector writes an entry to the Kibana server log.
You can create a server log connectors in Kibana or by using the create connector API. If you are running Kibana on-prem, you can also create preconfigured server log connectors.
Create connectors in Kibanaedit
You can create connectors in Stack Management > Connectors or as needed when you’re creating a rule. For example:
Server log connectors do not have any configuration properties other than a name.
Create preconfigured connectorsedit
If you are running Kibana on-prem, you can define connectors by adding
xpack.actions.preconfigured settings to your
kibana.yml file. For example:
xpack.actions.preconfigured: my-server-log: name: preconfigured-server-log-connector-type actionTypeId: .server-log
For more information, go to Preconfigured connectors.
You can test connectors with the run connector API or as you’re creating or editing the connector in Kibana. For example:
Server log connector actions contain a message and a log level, which defaults to
info. Valid log level values are
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ELK for Logs & Metrics