Did not find expected <document start>


(Ursinius Bronkhorst) #1

Hi guys,

I've been at this for days, I'm still new to filebeat and have setup filebeat on a different server with the same config, but on this server doesn't matter what I try I get the following error and error after error.
Exiting: error loading config file: yaml: line 160: did not find expected

Here is my filebeat config.

https://pastebin.com/xdWSiTyg

Thanks


(Shaunak Kashyap) #2

YAML is very sensitive to indentation. I took your filebeat.yml and ran it through an online YAML validator here: https://codebeautify.org/yaml-validator.

There were leading spaces on line numbers 15, 21, and 161. After removing those, the YAML validates successfully. Here's the valid YAML:

https://pastebin.com/8nFtSMTa


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