Elasticsearch beat to save messages received with the MQTT protocol.
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Welcome to Mqttbeat.

This beat will allow you to put MQTT messages in an elasticsearch instance.

Ensure that this folder is at the following location: ${GOPATH}/github.com/nathan-k-/mqttbeat

Getting Started with Mqttbeat


  • Golang 1.7 (1.8 recommended)

Init Project

To get running with Mqttbeat and also install the dependencies, run the following command, with glide installed:

glide install
pip install virtualenv (for the testsuite)
make setup

It will create a clean git history for each major step. Note that you can always rewrite the history if you wish before pushing your changes.

To push Mqttbeat in the git repository, run the following commands:

git remote set-url origin https://github.com/nathan-k-/mqttbeat
git push origin master

For further development, check out the beat developer guide.


To build the binary for Mqttbeat run the command below. This will generate a binary in the same directory with the name mqttbeat.



To run Mqttbeat with debugging output enabled, run:

./mqttbeat -c mqttbeat.yml -e -d "*"


To test Mqttbeat, run the following command:

make testsuite


make unit-tests
make system-tests
make integration-tests
make coverage-report

The test coverage is reported in the folder ./build/coverage/


Each beat has a template for the mapping in elasticsearch and a documentation for the fields which is automatically generated based on etc/fields.yml. To generate etc/mqttbeat.template.json and etc/mqttbeat.asciidoc

make update


To clean Mqttbeat source code, run the following commands:

make fmt
make simplify

To clean up the build directory and generated artifacts, run:

make clean


To clone Mqttbeat from the git repository, run the following commands:

mkdir -p ${GOPATH}/github.com/nathan-k-/
cd ${GOPATH}/github.com/nathan-k-/
git clone https://github.com/nathan-k-/mqttbeat

For further development, check out the beat developer guide.


The beat frameworks provides tools to crosscompile and package your beat for different platforms. This requires docker and vendoring as described above. To build packages of your beat, run the following command:

make package

This will fetch and create all images required for the build process. The hole process to finish can take several minutes.