Inserting data in Elasticsearch 8.0.0 preview

Hi team,

is there any way to insert bulk data into Elasticsearch 8.0.0 alpha 1, as there isnt any Logstash version compatible with this version.

  1. We have just moved to RC1, so I assume you want to use that.
  2. For all alpha, beta, and RC releases there was a Logstash version, download it at Download Logstash Free | Get Started Now | Elastic
  3. Did using Logstash 7.16 actually fail? It might just have worked, but keeping them in sync is definitely a good idea.
  4. This is for testing only, right :sweat_smile: ?

PS: Changing the title, since 8.1.0 will be a different release.

Thanks for the reply @xeraa .

1.Yes, this is for testing purpose only.

well, I was able to start Logstash but couldnt proceed smoothly because of the following error, Kindly provide your input on this:

Using JAVA_HOME defined java: /usr/lib/jvm/default-java
WARNING, using JAVA_HOME while Logstash distribution comes with a bundled JDK
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM warning: Option UseConcMarkSweepGC was deprecated in version 9.0 and will likely be removed in a future release.
Sending Logstash logs to /home/elastic/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1-linux-x86_64/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1/logs which is now configured via
[2022-01-17T14:50:46,141][INFO ][logstash.runner          ] Log4j configuration path used is: /home/elastic/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1-linux-x86_64/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1/config/
[2022-01-17T14:50:46,146][INFO ][logstash.runner          ] Starting Logstash {"logstash.version"=>"8.0.0", "jruby.version"=>"jruby (2.5.8) 2021-06-15 55810c552b OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM 11.0.13+8-Ubuntu-0ubuntu1.20.04 on 11.0.13+8-Ubuntu-0ubuntu1.20.04 +indy +jit [linux-x86_64]"}
[2022-01-17T14:50:46,324][WARN ][logstash.config.source.multilocal] Ignoring the 'pipelines.yml' file because modules or command line options are specified
[2022-01-17T14:50:47,000][INFO ][logstash.config.source.local.configpathloader] No config files found in path {:path=>"/home/elastic/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1-linux-x86_64/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1/mypipeline.conf"}
[2022-01-17T14:50:47,013][ERROR][logstash.config.sourceloader] No configuration found in the configured sources.
[2022-01-17T14:50:47,227][INFO ][logstash.agent           ] Successfully started Logstash API endpoint {:port=>9600}
[2022-01-17T14:50:52,288][INFO ][logstash.runner          ] Logstash shut down.
[2022-01-17T14:50:52,301][FATAL][org.logstash.Logstash    ] Logstash stopped processing because of an error: (SystemExit) exit
org.jruby.exceptions.SystemExit: (SystemExit) exit
	at org.jruby.RubyKernel.exit(org/jruby/ ~[jruby-complete-]
	at org.jruby.RubyKernel.exit(org/jruby/ ~[jruby-complete-]
	at home.elastic.logstash_minus_8_dot_0_dot_0_minus_alpha1_minus_linux_minus_x86_64.logstash_minus_8_dot_0_dot_0_minus_alpha1.lib.bootstrap.environment.<main>(/home/elastic/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1-linux-x86_64/logstash-8.0.0-alpha1/lib/bootstrap/environment.rb:89) ~[?:?]


  1. Please use the RC instead of the alpha1, which is just buggier with fewer features.
  2. This is your problem: [ERROR][logstash.config.sourceloader] No configuration found in the configured sources. There are couple of points right above that log message that are pointing at empty configs (or maybe wrong paths) or something about Ignoring the 'pipelines.yml' file because modules or command line options are specified. But it's a bit hard to guess what is going on there

@ xeraa
Thanks for the Reply

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