Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes


Let's use metricbeat to ship system metrics to Elasticsearch!

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Beats first steps

Step 1 of 4

Start Kibana

Run this to download Kibana:

wget https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/kibana/kibana-5.5.1-linux-x86_64.tar.gz && tar -xzf kibana-5.5.1-linux-x86_64.tar.gz

Then launch Kibana: cd kibana-5.5.1-linux-x86_64 && sed -i 's/#server.host.*/server.host: ""/' config/kibana.yml && ./bin/kibana &