I am doing a proof-of-concept using my first instance of cloud. I have signed up for the trial but am having difficulty figuring out the best way to move my test index from my local server to the cloud instance. I understand there are several different ways to move an index but, from my perspective, it seemed one of the simpler methods is to use logstash to stream that.
I'm having trouble putting together the specifics though. I think am able to do private server to private server without security pretty easily using a method similar to:
What is the best strategy to do this to a elastic.co cloud instance? Where/how do I specify credentials or api key?