Configuring Marvel

This section covers how to configure the Marvel Agent and data index. Specifically, we cover:

  • Setting the Marvel data store location
  • Specifying which indices to monitor
  • Security settings
  • Data export frequency
  • Marvel index configuration

Marvel agent configuration settings

This section covers configuring the Marvel Agent. Configure the Agent by editing the elasticsearch.yml file on each node we are monitoring.

The marvel.agent.exporters setting determines where the Agent will deliver its metrics to. By default, the Marvel agent will export data to the same Elasticsearch instance that it is installed on. In our example cluster, we are exporting data to elasticsearch-marvel-01, and the configuration value looks like this:

marvel.agent.exporters: ...

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