Configure an index pattern Issue

(S) #1


I am new in ELK. I am using Kibana version: 5.1.1 in windows server 2012 and facing an issue "No default index pattern. You must select or create one to continue. ". Can any one help me out regarding the same.

(Magnus B├Ąck) #2

See the Getting Started guide.

(S) #3

Dear Magnusbaeck,

Thanks for your update. kindly assist me for how can I load and mapping the data.

Where and how I need to write the following command "curl -XPUT http://localhost:9200/shakespeare -d "

(Lee Drengenberg) #4

If you're on Windows (like me) you need to install a shell with curl like Then open a Cygwin64 terminal and you can use the curl command to write data into Elasticsearch.

(S) #5

Dear LeeDr,

Thank you. I have installed Cygwin64 Terminal and its working properly.

But when I trying to run the following command "curl -XPOST 'localhost:9200/shakespeare/_bulk?pretty' --data-binary @shakespeare.json", I am getting the below error.

Warning: Couldn't read data from file "shakespeare.json", this makes an empty
Warning: POST.
"error" : {
"root_cause" : [
"type" : "parse_exception",
"reason" : "Failed to derive xcontent"
"type" : "parse_exception",
"reason" : "Failed to derive xcontent"
"status" : 400

The shakespeare.json file is in my local. Requesting for assist.


(Lee Drengenberg) #6

Here's a link just for link to the docs if someone else reads this post;

Can you check that your shakespeare.json file really is in your current directory in your cygwin shell. Just do ls -l and you should see it. It should be 25216068 bytes.

Lee@LeeD-ASUS /cygdrive/c/Users/Lee/Downloads
$ ls -l shakespeare.json
-rwx------+ 1 Lee Lee 25216068 Aug 22 12:49 shakespeare.json

NOTE: I am seeing your same problem if I try to use the full path to the file so there's something strange about curl on cygwin. But it works if I copy the file to my working dir or if I cd to where the file is.


(system) #7

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