Customize the Logs UI to focus on the data you want to see and control how you see it.
Use the power of Searchedit
The Search bar is always available. Use it to perform adhoc and structured searches by taking advantage of the Kibana Query Language with autocompletion suggestions.
Adapt to your log sourceedit
Using a custom index pattern to store the log entries, want to limit the entries presented in a space or change the fields displayed in the columns? Use configure source to change the index pattern and other settings.
Jump to a specific time periodedit
Use the time selector to focus on a specific timeframe.
To quickly jump to a nearby point in time, click on the timeline to the right.
Customize your viewedit
Use Customize to adjust your console view and to set the time scale of the log data.
Text size. Select
- Wrap long lines. Enable or disable line wrap.
- Minimap Scale. Set the scale to year, month, week, day, hour, or minute.
Stream or pause logsedit
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.
Highlight a phrase in the logs streamedit
To find instances of a particular word or phrase in the logs stream, click the Highlights button in the toolbar and enter your search terms.
This will highlight any instances of your search terms that appear in the logs stream.
Inspect a log eventedit
Click on a log event in the stream to inspect it.
All of the fields associated to the log event are displayed.
By clicking the icon next to one of the listed values, you can filter the logs stream to display only events corresponding to that particular value.
You can use the Actions menu to view any monitor or APM trace that the log event may be associated with.