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 is the creator of the Packetbeat open source project, the first Beat of the Elastic Beats Platform and the team lead of the Beats team inside Elastic. She gained extensive experience in application monitoring by working for 10 years on a complete monitoring and troubleshooting solution for VoIP networks that is currently used by big players in the Telecom space.