Kibana metricbeat default dashboard question about process count number?

(Aftab Ali) #1

Dear ELK team,

As you can see that in the image of my system there was showing in process count 25 or 26, i did not understand that what is that mean, i check in my system these was 256 task and 1 is running so that why why i am confused, please guide me what is that process count showing in default metricbeat kibana dashboard ?

(Jon Budzenski) #2

Hey, I agree it's a strange one. That visualization is getting the unique number of process ids ingested into elasticsearch from metricbeat. This is potentially a lot of data so it is sometimes limited, is your metricbeat configuration using the process.include_top_n config?

(Aftab Ali) #3

Thanks for your reply sir, i am working on your solution. :smiley:

(system) #4

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