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Last update: December 1, 2021

Elastic Stack

Elastic Stack (ELK) is an open-source log management platform that is available when using the Quorum Developer Quickstart.

The Filebeat configuration ingests logs and the Metricbeat configuration collects metrics from the nodes at regular defined intervals and outputs them to Redis for storage. Redis provides a highly available mechanism enabling storage by any of the Elastic Beats and pulled by Logstash as required.

The pipeline configuration defines the JSON format used for GoQuorum logs and automatically picks up any new log fields.

Note

The pipeline configuration must match the your log format. If using the default, you can use the grok plugin to extract the log fields.

To view the GoQuorum Quickstart network logs in Kibana:

  1. Start the Quorum Developer Quickstart with GoQuorum, selecting ELK monitoring.
  2. Open the Kibana logs address listed by the sample networks list.sh script. The logs display in Kibana.

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