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kibana

Overview

Architected to work with Elasticsearch, Kibana gives shape to any kind of data — structured and unstructured — indexed into Elasticsearch.

https://www.elastic.co/

kibana

Kibana v4.5.4

Installs

This installs

  • java8
  • elasticsearch
  • nginx
  • kibana v4.5.4

The installer installs nginx along with Kibana and pre-configures an nginx proxy to ensure appropriate security for your Kibana instance. It also installs ElasticSearch.

Service Check

The kibana instance is behind an nginx proxy. As soon as the installer is done you can browse over to the server's IP and enter your nginx proxy credentials(you can select username and password before installing) to view your kibana installation.

Stop and Start Service

  • sudo service stop kibana4
  • sudo service start kibana4

Install Locations

  • Kibana install directory - /opt/kibana (symlink)
  • Config file - /opt/kibana/config/kibana.yml

Security

Elastic and Kibana are notorius for their unsecured operation. In order to overcome the security limitations there are two popular options. - Use the Shield plug-in (paid) - Use a proxy server We have picked the second option for you.

For additional notes on security please review. - Using Kibana with Shield https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/shield/current/kibana.html

Related Apps

If you are interested in Kibana you probably also want to take a look at the ELK Stack ( ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana). You can also find a Logstash installer in the DISTRIBOOTED App Store.