Kibana

Start your stack if it is not already running and send a little data to Elasticsearch:

curl $(docker-machine ip):8091/helloworld -d '{"name": "Nic"}'  

Now, point your browser at http://192.168.165.129:5601. The first screen you should see if you are starting with a new setup is the one that prompts you to create a new index in Elasticsearch. Go ahead and create this using the defaults; you will now see the list of fields that Elasticsearch can index from your logs:

If need be, you can change these settings. Generally, however you will be fine with the defaults. The Kibana screen is relatively straightforward. If you switch to the

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