Get metrics from Filebeat service in real time to:
- Visualize and monitor Filebeat states.
- Be notified about Filebeat failovers and events.
The Filebeat check is not included in the Datadog Agent package, so you need to install it.
For Agent v7.21+ / v6.21+, follow the instructions below to install the Filebeat check on your host. See Use Community Integrations to install with the Docker Agent or earlier versions of the Agent.
Run the following command to install the Agent integration:
datadog-agent integration install -t datadog-filebeat==<INTEGRATION_VERSION>
Configure your integration similar to core integrations.
filebeat.d/conf.yaml file in the
conf.d/ folder at the root of your Agent’s configuration directory to start collecting your Filebeat metrics. See the sample filebeat.d/conf.yaml for all available configuration options.
Restart the Agent
Run the Agent’s
status subcommand and look for
filebeat under the Checks section.
|Number of bytes not processed by filebeat yet.|
Shown as byte
The Filebeat check does not include any events.
Critical if the Agent cannot connect to Filebeat to collect metrics, returns
Statuses: ok, critical
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