One of the most often asked question about the ELK stack is how can i monitor the elastic nodes itself. Monitoring the nodes here includes all indexes, all the data nodes, index size, total index size, etc. One tool that i use for my implementations is Cerebro.
The open source cerebro application works well with ELK stack 5.x version. The source and build information is
Installation is as simple as
- Download release version
- Extract the files
- Execute bin/cerebro or cerebro.bat for windows
- Open http://localhost:3000 in a browser to monitor nodes
Release versions can be found at https://github.com/lmenezes/cerebro/releases
The following screen grabs are from 0.6.1 version of Cerebro.
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