This section guides you through the process of installing Logstash and verifying that everything is running properly. Later sections deal with increasingly complex configurations to address selected use cases.
To check your Java version, run the following command:
On systems with Java installed, this command produces output similar to the following:
java version "1.7.0_45" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_45-b18) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.45-b08, mixed mode)