Create index pattern

this is my first time using ELK.
When I try to make an index pattern I get the following;


Create index pattern
Kibana uses index patterns to retrieve data from Elasticsearch indices for things like visualizations.

Include system indices
Couldn't find any Elasticsearch data
You'll need to index some data into Elasticsearch before you can create an index pattern. Learn how.

localhost:9200/_cat/indices?v is empty but localhost:9200 without the /_cat shows the following;


rosh@pfsense:~$ curl -X GET http://localhost:9200
"name" : "UAPo9_B",
"cluster_name" : "elasticsearch",
"cluster_uuid" : "2LjtRfscRk-sQEiNdBZ3xg",
"version" : {
"number" : "6.2.4",
"build_hash" : "ccec39f",
"build_date" : "2018-04-12T20:37:28.497551Z",
"build_snapshot" : false,
"lucene_version" : "7.2.1",
"minimum_wire_compatibility_version" : "5.6.0",
"minimum_index_compatibility_version" : "5.0.0"
"tagline" : "You Know, for Search"

I followed these steps;

And saw the post @ and and a few posts that were similar to mine.

I am using the latest version of ubuntu server.

Everything is a fresh install and services are up and running.

Can someone help me with this issue? I would really appreciate your help, like, a lot.

Sounds like you haven't pushed any data into Elasticsearch, so you may need to check Logstash.

Thank you for the reply.

I've pushed data into Elasticsearch.

Now I have a different problem, I followed this tutorial and when I open up my dashboard I see the following;

Could not locate that index-pattern-field (id: geoip.location)

Could not locate that index-pattern-field (id: geoip.country_code3.raw)

and when I try to install x-pack I get this;


Downloading x-pack from elastic
[=================================================] 100%
@ WARNING: plugin requires additional permissions @

  • \.\pipe* read,write
  • java.lang.RuntimePermission
  • java.lang.RuntimePermission getClassLoader
  • java.lang.RuntimePermission setContextClassLoader
  • java.lang.RuntimePermission setFactory
  • * connect,accept,resolve
  • createPolicy.JavaPolicy
  • getPolicy
  • putProviderProperty.BC
  • setPolicy
  • java.util.PropertyPermission * read,write
    See Permissions in the JDK
    for descriptions of what these permissions allow and the associated risks.

Not sure what to do

Did you accept the permissions request?

Oh yeah that was kinda silly on my end. Its extracting as of right now

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