How to ingest logstash logs we can see them from elasticsearch


Is there a way to ingest Logstash logs into elasticsearch, as I am noticing the logstash logs are useful, is there a way to ingest these logs instead of installing filebeats on this machine and loopback to itself.


You can of course use Logstash's file input. Parsing those logs with grok isn't going to be very fun though, but having raw logs is better than nothing. Watch out for loops where a problem causes Logstash to log more data to the log file, producing more data, resulting in more logs, ...