Configuring Kibana to read the Elasticsearch index

As the Elasticsearch server index has been created and the Apache logs are getting pushed to it, our next task is to configure Kibana to read Elasticsearch index data. We need to open Kibana using its default port number: http://localhost:5601.

This will load the default page of Kibana. Now, we need to click on Management from the left menu, which will open the following screen:

In the previous screenshot, we have three options: Index Patterns, Saved Objects, and Advanced Settings. For setting up a new index, we need to click on Index Patterns, which will open the following screen:

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