Installing Kibana and X-Pack

The most famous Elasticsearch interface is Kibana, which from Elasticsearch 5.x version has the same version of Elasticsearch. Kibana is an opensource pluggable interface, free to change to be used for Elasticsearch. It provides data visualization and data discovery and with commercial products such as X-Pack, and also supports security, graph, and cluster monitoring.

Getting ready

You need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation as we described in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.

How to do it...

For installing Kibana, we will perform the following steps:

  1. Download a binary version for Elasticsearch website and unpack it. For Linux, the commands are as follows: ...

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