I am trying to upgrade ELK stack (L 2.1.2, E 2.1.2, K 4.3.1) to (L 2.2.0, E 2.2.0, K 4.4.0) in a windows 10 environment.
I assembled the following instructions.
Please, correct, suggest, advice, expand, or critique.
Upgrading the ELK stack
Assuming a direct download upgrade. No roll over.
Follow the instructions in
However, keep the config file outside the logstash directory and point to it via
Snapshots will keep the data
But will they keep the:
However, keep the config file outside the elasticsearch directory and point to it via
-Des.path.conf= <path to directory with the elasticsearch yml file>
How do we keep the
1- dashboards, and visualizations (export/import ?),
2- indices and field type specializations (such as strings specialized as urls),
3- advanced settings (time zone, date format, meta fields,... ),
5- configuration (yml),
Finally, is there a script that will enable such upgrades?
Elastic is active providing bug fixes and upgrades frequently.