Somehow Filebat insists on running as root, and not as filebeat user.
Should not Filebeat run as the filebeat user?
Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.9
Java: openjdk version "1.8.0_161"
Filebeat version: filebeat-6.2.4-x86_64.rpm
How I installed Filebeat:
sudo rpm -ivh filebeat-6.2.4-x86_64.rpm
How I start Filebat:
sudo service filebeat start