Getting Started with Packetbeat

Beats is the platform for lightweight shippers to push data from your servers to the Elastic Stack. Packetbeat is lightweight network packet analyzer that lets you capture network data and parse it in real time to understand how traffic is flowing through your network.  In this video, Packetbeat co-creator Monica Sarbu introduces Packetbeat and show us how to go from installing the Beat to visualizing your network data in Kibana in the matter of minutes.

Monica Sarbu

Monica Sarbu is a Beats Team lead with Elastic. Monica is the co-creator of Beats. Prior to creating Beats, she worked as a core developer for IPTEGO, a startup from Berlin offering a complete monitoring and troubleshooting solution for VoIP networks. The product was sold worldwide and it is currently used by big players in the Telecom space.