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Elastic Stack : Install Heartbeat
2017/05/11
 
Install Heartbeat that can monitor services for their availability with active probing.
[1] Install Heartbeat. Configure Elasticsearch repository before it.
[root@dlp ~]#
yum -y install heartbeat
[2] Configure basic settings and start Heartbeat.
[root@dlp ~]#
vi /etc/heartbeat/heartbeat.yml
# line 13: set items

# by default, monitored the URL http://localhost:9200 like follows

heartbeat.monitors:
- type: http

  # List or urls to query
  urls: ["http://localhost:9200"]

  # Configure task schedule
  schedule: '@every 10s'

  # Total test connection and data exchange timeout
  #timeout: 16s

# for example, add the setting that monitors another host with ICMP per 5 minutes
- type: icmp
  schedule: '*/5 * * * * * *'
  hosts: ["10.0.0.18"]

# for example, add the setting that monitors 22/TCP on another host per 5 minutes
- type: tcp
  schedule: '@every 10s' 
  hosts: ["10.0.0.18:22"]

.....
.....

# line 54: specify output destination

# by default, it set to Elasticsearch on localhost

# if output to Logstash, comment out there lines and uncomment the line 64,66

output.elasticsearch:
  # Array of hosts to connect to.l
  hosts: ["localhost:9200"]

.....
.....

#output.logstash:
  # The Logstash hosts
  #hosts: ["localhost:5044"]

[root@dlp ~]#
systemctl start heartbeat

[root@dlp ~]#
systemctl enable heartbeat
[3] Make sure the data has been collected normally.
# index list

[root@dlp ~]#
curl localhost:9200/_cat/indices?v

health status index                 uuid                   pri rep docs.count docs.deleted store.size pri.store.size
yellow open   metricbeat-2017.05.12 YvHWPjbgS12e_oU5Ddi3rA   5   1     314824            0     80.8mb         80.8mb
yellow open   packetbeat-2017.05.12 ZzVaYEjYSNyRGMIHNEaVnw   5   1       5887            0        2mb            2mb
yellow open   filebeat-2017.05.12   P6KJJIBDTcK4m4OzYT1lbA   5   1        426            0    173.9kb        173.9kb
yellow open   sshd_fail-2017.05     owhoRGiwTWGdZaqKAMw66g   5   1         91            0    304.8kb        304.8kb
yellow open   .kibana               FGjE6bGUTlioELtM_QynMQ   1   1        214           19    322.8kb        322.8kb
yellow open   heartbeat-2017.05.12  ZeLIO35uSuqQPk-2jA-ZNA   5   1         10            0     64.2kb         64.2kb

# document list on the index

[root@dlp ~]#
curl localhost:9200/heartbeat-2017.05.12/_search?pretty

{
  "took" : 2,
  "timed_out" : false,
  "_shards" : {
    "total" : 5,
    "successful" : 5,
    "failed" : 0
  },
  "hits" : {
    "total" : 21,
    "max_score" : 1.0,
    "hits" : [
      {
        "_index" : "heartbeat-2017.05.12",
        "_type" : "icmp",
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[4] If Kibana is running, it's possible to use import script to Dashboard.
[root@dlp ~]#
/usr/share/heartbeat/scripts/import_dashboards

Create temporary directory /tmp/tmp982444776
Downloading https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/beats-dashboards/beats-dashboards-5.4.0.zip
Unzip archive /tmp/tmp982444776
Importing Kibana from /tmp/tmp982444776/beats-dashboards-5.4.0/filebeat
Importing Kibana from /tmp/tmp982444776/beats-dashboards-5.4.0/heartbeat
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