Elastic Search Fails To Index

Continuing the discussion from Logstash won't create index in ES:

Just in case it helps others in my scenario:

It looks like there are a lot of reasons why Elasticsearch might not index a Logstash. In my case I simply needed to add:
ignore_older => 0

to my input{ file{ ..

after deleting the .sincedb and restarting I saw my wonderful log file fly by the screen. A great feeling!