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Installing the Elastic Stack

by Josh Stroschein

The Elastic Stack is one of the one most robust ways to create a centralized logging, monitoring, and alerting framework utilizing open-source technology. This course will show you how to get started.

What you'll learn

Creating a centralized solution for enterprise-wide monitoring, logging and alerting can be a daunting task. In this course, Installing the Elastic Stack, you'll learn how to leverage tools like Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Beats to do create a robust logging and monitoring solution. First, you'll look at installing all of the necessary components such as Elasticsearch, Kibana and Logstash. Then, once storage and visualization capabilities are in place, you'll deploy beats to gather and normalize log data from servers and applications. Finally, you'll learn how to use Kibana to visualize data and explore next steps for getting your Elastic Stack production ready! When you've completed this course, you'll have the skills to setup a completely open-source alerting, monitoring, and logging solution from scratch.

About the author

Josh is an experienced malware analyst and reverse engineer and has a passion for sharing his knowledge with others. He is a reverse engineer with the FLARE team at Google, where he focuses on tackling the latest threats. Josh is an accomplished trainer, providing training at places such as Ring Zero, BlackHat, Defcon, Toorcon, Hack-In-The-Box, Suricon, and other public and private venues. Josh is also an author on Pluralsight, where he publishes content around malware analysis, reverse engineer... more

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