How to setup File Beat for Logstash and Compare the Logstash vs Filebeat, Which one we can use?

Hi am newbie for ELK stack.. I want to automate the file parsing insertion into the Elastic search via Log stash. How to configure the Filebeat in windows 10?

Best is to follow the getting started guide here:

What is the difference between Logstash and FileBeat?
Which one we can use at which scenario?


In short, filebeat is for your edge nodes, logstash is more a very powerful server side component for processing and much more. So it can very well be you need Filebeat to read your logs, and Logstash to process your logs.

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