Alerting for Elasticsearch

Take Watcher for a spin now! Watcher installs as a plugin for Elasticsearch, so simply follow the installation instructions below to get started.

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Step 1: Install Watcher bin/plugin install elasticsearch/license/latest
bin/plugin install elasticsearch/watcher/latest
Step 2: Start Elasticsearch bin/elasticsearch
Step 3: Verify installation curl -XGET 'http://localhost:9200/_watcher/stats?pretty'
Step 4: Build your first watch

Running a cluster without Internet access? See our offline installation instructions.

Are you running Elastic Stack 5.0 Alpha? Install X-Pack 5.0 Alpha.


Dive into the full Watcher documentation.

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Take a tour of the product by viewing the Watcher webinar.


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