Packetbeat filter

How does packetbeat filter its own data packets sent to es, because the server itself sends data to es:9200 in the collected data.
How to filter the information in this part.

Could anyone help me answer, thank you .

Hey @luweijun,

I am not sure of understanding your question, could you share your configuration and an example document that you want to filter out?

Would the drop_event processor help in your case?

I use the default configuration file, packetbeat sent directly to es:9200
I want to filter the information sent by the packetbeat host to es:9200


I tried to add the following configuration, but it doesn't work .
processors:

Umm, this event should be filtered out with this processor. Could you share the whole configuration to double-check if there is some issue?

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The attachment is the modified configuration file, but I still receive destination.port: 9200 .

The following is the packetbeat.yml configuration file

#################### Packetbeat Configuration Example #########################

# This file is an example configuration file highlighting only the most common
# options. The packetbeat.reference.yml file from the same directory contains all the
# supported options with more comments. You can use it as a reference.
#
# You can find the full configuration reference here:
# https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/beats/packetbeat/index.html

# =============================== Network device ===============================

# Select the network interface to sniff the data. On Linux, you can use the
# "any" keyword to sniff on all connected interfaces.
packetbeat.interfaces.device: 0

# The network CIDR blocks that are considered "internal" networks for
# the purpose of network perimeter boundary classification. The valid
# values for internal_networks are the same as those that can be used
# with processor network conditions.
#
# For a list of available values see:
# https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/beats/packetbeat/current/defining-processors.html#condition-network
packetbeat.interfaces.internal_networks:
  - private

# =================================== Flows ====================================

# Set `enabled: false` or comment out all options to disable flows reporting.
packetbeat.flows:
  # Set network flow timeout. Flow is killed if no packet is received before being
  # timed out.
  timeout: 30s

  # Configure reporting period. If set to -1, only killed flows will be reported
  period: 10s

# =========================== Transaction protocols ============================

packetbeat.protocols:
- type: icmp
  # Enable ICMPv4 and ICMPv6 monitoring. The default is true.
  enabled: true

- type: amqp
  # Configure the ports where to listen for AMQP traffic. You can disable
  # the AMQP protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [5672]

- type: cassandra
  # Configure the ports where to listen for Cassandra traffic. You can disable
  # the Cassandra protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [9042]

- type: dhcpv4
  # Configure the DHCP for IPv4 ports.
  ports: [67, 68]

- type: dns
  # Configure the ports where to listen for DNS traffic. You can disable
  # the DNS protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [53]

- type: http
  # Configure the ports where to listen for HTTP traffic. You can disable
  # the HTTP protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [80, 8080, 8000, 5000, 8002]

- type: memcache
  # Configure the ports where to listen for memcache traffic. You can disable
  # the Memcache protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [11211]

- type: mysql
  # Configure the ports where to listen for MySQL traffic. You can disable
  # the MySQL protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [3306,3307]

- type: pgsql
  # Configure the ports where to listen for Pgsql traffic. You can disable
  # the Pgsql protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [5432]

- type: redis
  # Configure the ports where to listen for Redis traffic. You can disable
  # the Redis protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [6379]

- type: thrift
  # Configure the ports where to listen for Thrift-RPC traffic. You can disable
  # the Thrift-RPC protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [9090]

- type: mongodb
  # Configure the ports where to listen for MongoDB traffic. You can disable
  # the MongoDB protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [27017]

- type: nfs
  # Configure the ports where to listen for NFS traffic. You can disable
  # the NFS protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [2049]

- type: tls
  # Configure the ports where to listen for TLS traffic. You can disable
  # the TLS protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports:
    - 443   # HTTPS
    - 993   # IMAPS
    - 995   # POP3S
    - 5223  # XMPP over SSL
    - 8443
    - 8883  # Secure MQTT
    - 9243  # Elasticsearch

- type: sip
  # Configure the ports where to listen for SIP traffic. You can disable
  # the SIP protocol by commenting out the list of ports.
  ports: [5060]

# ======================= Elasticsearch template setting =======================

setup.template.name: "packetbeat-%{[agent.version]}"
setup.template.pattern: "packetbeat-%{[agent.version]}-*"

setup.template.settings:
  index.number_of_shards: 1
  index.number_of_replicas: 0
  #index.codec: best_compression
  #_source.enabled: false

setup.ilm.enabled: false

# ================================== General ===================================

# The name of the shipper that publishes the network data. It can be used to group
# all the transactions sent by a single shipper in the web interface.
#name:

# A list of tags to include in every event. In the default configuration file
# the forwarded tag causes Packetbeat to not add any host fields. If you are
# monitoring a network tap or mirror port then add the forwarded tag.
#tags: [forwarded]
tags: ["MSAD", "DNS"]

# Optional fields that you can specify to add additional information to the
# output.
#fields:
#  env: staging

processors:
  - drop_event:
    when:
      equals:
        destination.port: 9200

# ================================= Dashboards =================================
# These settings control loading the sample dashboards to the Kibana index. Loading
# the dashboards is disabled by default and can be enabled either by setting the
# options here or by using the `setup` command.
#setup.dashboards.enabled: false

# The URL from where to download the dashboards archive. By default this URL
# has a value which is computed based on the Beat name and version. For released
# versions, this URL points to the dashboard archive on the artifacts.elastic.co
# website.
#setup.dashboards.url:

# =================================== Kibana ===================================

# Starting with Beats version 6.0.0, the dashboards are loaded via the Kibana API.
# This requires a Kibana endpoint configuration.
setup.kibana:

  # Kibana Host
  # Scheme and port can be left out and will be set to the default (http and 5601)
  # In case you specify and additional path, the scheme is required: http://localhost:5601/path
  # IPv6 addresses should always be defined as: https://[2001:db8::1]:5601
  #host: "localhost:5601"
  host: "192.168.248.50:5601"

  # Kibana Space ID
  # ID of the Kibana Space into which the dashboards should be loaded. By default,
  # the Default Space will be used.
  #space.id:

# =============================== Elastic Cloud ================================

# These settings simplify using Packetbeat with the Elastic Cloud (https://cloud.elastic.co/).

# The cloud.id setting overwrites the `output.elasticsearch.hosts` and
# `setup.kibana.host` options.
# You can find the `cloud.id` in the Elastic Cloud web UI.
#cloud.id:

# The cloud.auth setting overwrites the `output.elasticsearch.username` and
# `output.elasticsearch.password` settings. The format is `<user>:<pass>`.
#cloud.auth:

# ================================== Outputs ===================================

# Configure what output to use when sending the data collected by the beat.

# ---------------------------- Elasticsearch Output ----------------------------
output.elasticsearch:
  # Array of hosts to connect to.
  hosts: ["192.168.248.50:9200"]

  # Protocol - either `http` (default) or `https`.
  #protocol: "https"

  # Authentication credentials - either API key or username/password.
  #api_key: "id:api_key"
  #username: "elastic"
  #password: "changeme"
  username: "elastic"
  password: "219CZ38L0MU9NcHkxZB0"
  index: "packetbeat-%{[agent.version]}-msad-%{+yyyy.MM.dd}"

# ------------------------------ Logstash Output -------------------------------
#output.logstash:
  # The Logstash hosts
  #hosts: ["localhost:5044"]

  # Optional SSL. By default is off.
  # List of root certificates for HTTPS server verifications
  #ssl.certificate_authorities: ["/etc/pki/root/ca.pem"]

  # Certificate for SSL client authentication
  #ssl.certificate: "/etc/pki/client/cert.pem"

  # Client Certificate Key
  #ssl.key: "/etc/pki/client/cert.key"

# ================================= Processors =================================

processors:
  - # Add forwarded to tags when processing data from a network tap or mirror.
    if.contains.tags: forwarded
    then:
      - drop_fields:
          fields: [host]
    else:
      - add_host_metadata: ~
  - add_cloud_metadata: ~
  - add_docker_metadata: ~
  - detect_mime_type:
      field: http.request.body.content
      target: http.request.mime_type
  - detect_mime_type:
      field: http.response.body.content
      target: http.response.mime_type

# ================================== Logging ===================================

# Sets log level. The default log level is info.
# Available log levels are: error, warning, info, debug
#logging.level: debug

# At debug level, you can selectively enable logging only for some components.
# To enable all selectors use ["*"]. Examples of other selectors are "beat",
# "publisher", "service".
#logging.selectors: ["*"]

# ============================= X-Pack Monitoring ==============================
# Packetbeat can export internal metrics to a central Elasticsearch monitoring
# cluster.  This requires xpack monitoring to be enabled in Elasticsearch.  The
# reporting is disabled by default.

# Set to true to enable the monitoring reporter.
#monitoring.enabled: false

# Sets the UUID of the Elasticsearch cluster under which monitoring data for this
# Packetbeat instance will appear in the Stack Monitoring UI. If output.elasticsearch
# is enabled, the UUID is derived from the Elasticsearch cluster referenced by output.elasticsearch.
#monitoring.cluster_uuid:

# Uncomment to send the metrics to Elasticsearch. Most settings from the
# Elasticsearch output are accepted here as well.
# Note that the settings should point to your Elasticsearch *monitoring* cluster.
# Any setting that is not set is automatically inherited from the Elasticsearch
# output configuration, so if you have the Elasticsearch output configured such
# that it is pointing to your Elasticsearch monitoring cluster, you can simply
# uncomment the following line.
#monitoring.elasticsearch:

# ============================== Instrumentation ===============================

# Instrumentation support for the packetbeat.
#instrumentation:
    # Set to true to enable instrumentation of packetbeat.
    #enabled: false

    # Environment in which packetbeat is running on (eg: staging, production, etc.)
    #environment: ""

    # APM Server hosts to report instrumentation results to.
    #hosts:
    #  - http://localhost:8200

    # API Key for the APM Server(s).
    # If api_key is set then secret_token will be ignored.
    #api_key:

    # Secret token for the APM Server(s).
    #secret_token:


# ================================= Migration ==================================

# This allows to enable 6.7 migration aliases
#migration.6_to_7.enabled: true

Please help me thanks .

Umm, I think there is a missing indentation level here, I think it should be like this:

processors:
  - drop_event:
      when:
        equals:
          destination.port: 9200

In any case, a drop without condition should be dropping everything :thinking: unless packetbeat is ignoring this config, do you see anything related on startup logs?

According to the indentation configuration you provided, it still doesn't work .

Wait. I have just seen that you have two processors: blocks, one is probably overriding the other, could you try to place all the processors inside the same block?

When I use the following configuration, the packetbeat service cannot be started .

processors:
  - # Add forwarded to tags when processing data from a network tap or mirror.
    if.contains.tags: forwarded
    then:
      - drop_fields:
          fields: [host]
    else:
      - add_host_metadata: ~
  - add_cloud_metadata: ~
  - add_docker_metadata: ~
  - detect_mime_type:
      field: http.request.body.content
      target: http.request.mime_type
  - detect_mime_type:
      field: http.response.body.content
      target: http.response.mime_type

  - drop_event:
      when:
        equals:
          destination.port: 9200

Does it show any error?