Setting up Kibana

Kibana is the visualization and dashboard interface for Elasticsearch. It allows exploring data using its Discover module (https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/kibana/6.1/discover.html) and building real-time dashboards. It includes a good number of visualization options (https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/kibana/current/visualize.html) that allow users to aggregate data stored within Elasticsearch and visualize them using various charts, such as line, bar, area, maps, and tag clouds. Kibana can be used to build the monitoring dashboard using the various metrics that are captured within Elasticsearch.

To set up Kibana, download the latest version from the Kibana downloads page (https://www.elastic.co/downloads/kibana) and extract ...

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