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Filebeat

Filebeat-OSS is a free and open-source log shipper written in GoLang. The utility is capable of forwarding logs to a variety of destination types.

DynamiteNSM relies on Filebeat for some initial formatting and normalization of Zeek and Suricata logs and of course sending the logs on through a supported connector.

$ sudo dynamite filebeat -h

usage: dynamite [-h] {install,uninstall,process,config,logs} ...
Filebeat @ 192.168.199.1

positional arguments:
  {install,uninstall,process,config,logs}
    install             Install Filebeat as a standalone component.
    uninstall           Uninstall Filebeat on this machine.
    process             Manage local Filebeat processes.
    config              Modify Filebeat configuration
    logs                Attach to various Filebeat logs.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit

Installation

sudo dynamite filebeat install -h

Configuration

sudo dynamite filebeat config -h

Process Management

sudo dynamite filebeat process -h

Defaults

Directories

  • Installation Directory: /opt/dynamite/filebeat/

Files

  • Configuration: /opt/dynamite/filebeat/filebeat.yml
  • Logs: /opt/dynamite/filebeat/logs/filebeat