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NGINX Cookbook by Tim Butler

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Kibana

The last part of our stack is Kibana, which visualizes the Elasticsearch data. To install, we'll simply download and install the single package. As per our initial diagram, we're installing this on our Elasticsearch server:

wget https://download.elastic.co/kibana/kibana/kibana-5.0.0-alpha4-amd64.deb
dpkg -i kibana-5.0.0-alpha4-amd64.deb  

As we have Elasticsearch bound to the local IP (192.168.50.5), we need to edit the Kibana configuration (/etc/kibana/kibana.yml) and set it to look for this address:

# The URL of the Elasticsearch instance to use for all your queries.
elasticsearch.url: "http://192.168.50.5:9200"  

Kibana is open to the world by default; ideally, we won't leave it in this state. Of course, one of the easiest ways to ...

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