Added support for the Memcache protocol both binary and text versions over both TCP and UDP variants
Added support for DNS, only over UDP for now.
Added support for sniffing packets that have VLAN tags.
Added the option to specify network interfaces by a numeric index. This is especially useful on Windows where the network interfaces have long names.
Added the ‘-devices’ CLI flag for listing the available network interfaces and their indexes.
libpcap is now statically compiled, so it’s no longer a dependency.
Windows packages. For now Windows binaries are distributed as a ZIP file which contain Powershell scripts for installing/uninstalling the service.
Added support for running as a Windows service natively.
Added the option to log the Beats own debugging messages and errors to rotating files.
All the Beats are now statically compiled.
Fixed Mysql parsing error.
#180 Fixed identifying write errors in MongoDB.
#183 When save_topology was enabled, Packetbeat exited if Elasticsearch wasn’t available at start time. This is now changed and Packetbeat will retry saving the topology indefinitely until Elasticsearch is available.