In the past I've followed the Filebeat installation instructions for RPM installation on Linux verbatim without issue.
But now we have a machine that lacks space under /etc, so we want to install it under /opt instead.
We tried to do that but the system cannot find the path to Filebeat.
Is there a config file we should look at or do we need to manually set the path? If so, how do we do it?
Is your partition where the
/etc is mounted full?
Filebeat does not need much space under
/etc, normally it is under
10 MB, the
/etc/filebeat just keeps the configuration files.
The binary are all installed under
But if you want to install on
/opt you will need to install it using the
tar.gz file and create/edit the service file to point to the correct binary path.
We do not have a /usr/share/filebeat directory, which makes me think we did something wrong with the installation.
We will try the method you suggest, using the tar.gz file.
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