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7. Configuring Elasticsearch Watcher

Vishal Sharma

(1)New Delhi, Delhi, India

In the previous chapter, you configured Graphite with Logstash to access time-based data and graphs to compare results. It’s also a good configuration for server admins to use to view and analyze the performance of services and applications.

Over the last few years, however, server admins had to work toward making servers and applications more secure. To accomplish this, they often looked for new ways to receive notifications or alerts. Configuring the ELK Stack makes server admins’ lives a lot easier, because they can monitor logs from different servers at a centralized location and ...

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