Elastic Stack can be deployed on different operating systems. For this white paper, Elastic Stack is deployed on CentOS 7 VM on Dell EMC VxFlex integrated rack.
Elastic cluster deployment had one Master Node, and two Data Nodes. All these clusters were deployed as Virtual Machines with CentOS 7 on different ESXi hosts.
- Installed Elasticsearch 7.3 by following the procedure in the following link https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/setup.html
- Once Elasticsearch is installed, then Logstash was installed using the procedure in the following link https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/logstash/current/installing-logstash.html
- Kibana was installed to access the dashboards using the procedure in the following link https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/kibana/current/rpm.html
- Installed other VMs with Filebeat to push log file into the Elasticsearch. Beats were installed using the procedure in the following link https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/beats/filebeat/current/filebeat-installation.html