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Elasticsearch: A Complete Guide by Saurabh Chhajed, Marek Rogoziński, Rafał Kuć, Bharvi Dixit

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Visualizing with Kibana

Now that you have verified that your data is indexed successfully in Elasticsearch, we can go ahead and look at the Kibana interface to get some useful analytics from the data.

Running Kibana

As described in Chapter 1, Introduction to ELK Stack, we will start the Kibana service from the Kibana installation directory:

$ bin/kibana

Now, let's see Kibana up and running with a screen similar to the following screenshot on the browser with this URL:

http://localhost:5601

We can verify our index and fields in the Settings page under the indices tab as follows:

Running Kibana

Kibana Settings page

It shows all our fields that were indexed, their data ...

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