Gather Infrastructure Metrics

Looking for a better way to understand how your server resources are used? The best place to start is your infrastructure metrics. Topbeat is a lightweight way to gather CPU, memory, and other per-process and system wide data, then ship it to Elasticsearch to analyze the results.

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Topbeat 1.3.1

Topbeat is being replaced with Metricbeat in 5.0.
Topbeat can also be installed from our repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.

Installation Steps

  • Download and install or unzip Topbeat

  • Edit the topbeat.yml configuration file

  • Start the daemon by running sudo ./topbeat -e -c topbeat.yml