Installing an ELK Stack on CentOS 7

I haven’t installed an ELK stack since CentOS 7 came out, all of the components which go to make up the stack have been updated quite bit since then so I decided to have a go at installing the stack on a clean CentOS 7 installation. ELK? ELK is a term used for a combination of three Open Source products from Elastic; Elasticsearch — Search & Analyze Data in Real Time Logstash — Collect, Parse, & Enrich Data Kibana — Explore & Visualize Your Data All three products can be used independently, but when they are used together you find yourself with both a powerful and scaleable central logging service....

April 19, 2015 · 3 min · Russ Mckendrick