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Mastering Kibana 6.x

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Mastering Kibana 6.x

Overview of this book

Kibana is one of the popular tools among data enthusiasts for slicing and dicing large datasets and uncovering Business Intelligence (BI) with the help of its rich and powerful visualizations. To begin with, Mastering Kibana 6.x quickly introduces you to the features of Kibana 6.x, before teaching you how to create smart dashboards in no time. You will explore metric analytics and graph exploration, followed by understanding how to quickly customize Kibana dashboards. In addition to this, you will learn advanced analytics such as maps, hits, and list analytics. All this will help you enhance your skills in running and comparing multiple queries and filters, influencing your data visualization skills at scale. With Kibana’s Timelion feature, you can analyze time series data with histograms and stats analytics. By the end of this book, you will have created a speedy machine learning job using X-Pack capabilities.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Importing Beat dashboards

Beats have predefined Kibana dashboards that we can import directly for showing inside the Kibana dashboard. By using a Beat executable, we can import the dashboards and index pattern for that Beat. Now, I will cover how we can import the dashboards in different Beats.

Importing dashboards in Filebeat

We need to run the following command for importing Filebeat dashboards and index patterns in Kibana:

filebeat setup

The preceding command will load index mapping, Kibana dashboards, and machine learning jobs if they have been created. We can pass the flag in the previous command. For example, if we only require dashboards, we can pass the following command:

filebeat setup --dashboards

We can pass --help if we want the details about the Filebeat setup command:

filebeat setup --help

Importing dashboards in Metricbeat

We have to run the following command for importing Metricbeat dashboards and index patterns in Kibana:

metricbeat setup

The preceding command loads index mapping,...