This procedure uses package managers to upgrade Logstash.
- Shut down your Logstash pipeline, including any inputs that send events to Logstash.
- Using the directions in the Installing from Package Repositories section, update your repository links to point to the 7.x repositories.
- Run the
apt-get upgrade logstashor
yum update logstashcommand as appropriate for your operating system.
- Test your configuration file with the
logstash --config.test_and_exit -f <configuration-file>command. Configuration options for some Logstash plugins have changed in the 7.x release.
- Restart your Logstash pipeline after you have updated your configuration file.