Filebeat is an open source file harvester, mostly used to fetch logs files and feed them into logstash. Together with the libbeat lumberjack output is a replacement for logstash-forwarder.
To learn more about Filebeat, check out https://www.elastic.co/products/beats/filebeat.
Please follow the getting started guide from the docs.
Please visit elastic.co for the documentation.
Bugs and feature requests
If you have an issue, please start by opening a topic on the forums. We'll help you troubleshoot and work with you on a solution.
If you are sure you found a bug or have a feature request, open an issue on Github.
We love contributions from our community! Please read the CONTRIBUTING.md file.
For testing purposes, we generate snapshot builds that you can find here. Please be aware that these are built on top of master and are not meant for production.