Filebeat scans the whole directory to get files which needs to be collected. But when there is a large number of files in the directory, filebeat creates multiple goroutines to collect files causing high I/O wait. Can anyone help me?
@Lihang_Gong Yes by default Filebeat creates one goroutine for each discovered files, in your case it could cause a lot of goroutines. But its possible to set a hard limit on the number of concurrent files been read, see the
harvester_limit options in our documentation.
Thanks. I'm gonna try it.
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