Im trying to do pretty simple thing for our ElasticSearch cluster (Elastic.co) and i cant seems to find the right way of doing so.
i have an Elasticsearch cluster managed by Elastic.co and i've used to monitor it using elastic-exporter deployment on our GKE to be able to get notified for high cpu, high memory , etc.
i wanted to remove these exporters and to use monitoring and alerts of Kibana.
from the ES console i've enabled 'shipping metrics to deployment' (god knows why this option exists) so i assumed i should see now metrics data on kibana to be able to alert on that.
on Kibana, when looking on 'Stack monitoring' we see all needed graphs, cpu , memory, indexes, etc, but when switchinbg to 'Stack management' in order to create alert on any metric , i cannot find metrics information. everything is empty.
also on 'Observability' the nodes list is empty.
is anyone was able to create alerts from kibana for the Elasticsearch cluster itself?
i see there are options to install metricbeat and other to monitor other components.
i only want to monitor the existing cluster, it make no sense i need to install any module for that.