Beats - Lightweight shippers for Elasticsearch & Logstash
The Beats are lightweight processes,
written in Go, that you install on your servers to capture all sorts of
operational data like logs, operating system metrics or network packet data,
and to send it to Elasticsearch, either directly or via Logstash, so it can be
visualized with Kibana.
This repository contains libbeat and all the officially supported Beats, in the
In addition to the above Beats, which are officially supported by
community has created a set of other Beats that make use of libbeat but live
outside of this Github repository. We maintain a list of community Beats
We’d love working with you! You can help making the Beats better in many ways:
report issues, help us reproduce issues, fix bugs, add functionality, or even
create your own Beat.
Please start by reading our CONTRIBUTING file.
If you are creating a new Beat, you don’t need to submit the code to this
repository. You can simply start working in a new repository and make use of
the libbeat packages, by following our developer
After you have a working prototype, open a pull request to add your Beat to the
list of community
Building Beats from the Source
See our CONTRIBUTING file for information about setting up your dev
environment to build Beats from the source.