Elkwin Installation/Usage

 

Installation

Supported platforms : Vista/2008(R2)/7/2012(R2)/8/10/2016

Elkwin is available as a zip file containing an installer. Simply unzip your downloaded copy and run the package "Elkwin_x.x.x_Installer.exe" :

  1. Accept License agreement.
  2. Specify an installation location.
  3. Installation starts. By clicking 'Details' button, you can get more detailed information about installation.
  4. At the end of the installation, the installer will give you information about the default setup.

 

Usage

You need to start all three Elkwin Services in the following order due to dependencies:

Elkwin_Elasticsearch, Elkwin_Logstash and Elkwin_Kibana.

 

You need to configure <inst.dir>/logstash/logstash.conf according to your needs. Logstash comes with a default set of plugins and can be extended further by using the plugin manager. Check our Elkwin FAQs for some recipes.

 

Kibana web interface is available at http://127.0.0.1:5601:

 Kibana example 

Uninstallation

This one is easy too:

  1. Run the uninstaller
  2. Remove remnants in the installation directory.