ELK Logstash Initial Setup

AmirJalilzadeh
Security Operation Center Analyst at Sadad
The initial setup of this solution was complex. We have an enterprise structure and we cannot just install this solution, Logstash, and Kibana (the data visualization plugin for this solution), to have a good experience. For example, we had to set up the SQL database. We now have nine Elasticsearch nodes in the company that all work together in a cluster. It is not simple, but rather, an enterprise structure. View full review »
Shadow Fx
User at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
On week is enough for the deployment. View full review »
Prabhanshu Pandit
Programmer at a tech services company
Slightly complex, especially when you are configuring machines which are on a separate IP rather than on a single machine. In my case Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Logstash were on different machines. Along with that, we added a proxy server (nginx) ahead of the Kibana server. We used the proxy server for user authentication so that only known users should be able to access the Kibana dashboard. ELK didn’t have a free version for user authentication and that made us go for the alternative. We have, in total, four machines. View full review »
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Yogesh-Sharma
DevOps Engineer at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Complex. We needed to analyze multiple factors, like benchmarking, performance of Logstash. View full review »
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