Exiting: error loading config file: stat metricbeat.yml: no such file or directory

So I was having problems with metricbeat so I uninstalled it and the reinstalled metricbeat-7.11.2-amd64.deb and when I got to configure it in /etc/metricbeat the metricbeat.yml config file is not there.

Please help.


Just installed Metricbeat on Debian VM on GCP (following the docs) and I'm able to see the configuration file:

curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/beats/metricbeat/metricbeat-7.11.2-amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i metricbeat-7.11.2-amd64.deb
sudo cat /etc/metricbeat/metricbeat.yml

VM info:

Distributor ID: Debian
Description:    Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)
Release:        10
Codename:       buster

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