Service Filebeat failed to start


(Ashraf Syed) #1

Installed filebeat on Centos7 client, edit yaml file and filebeat fails to start.. below is error message kindly help..

[x201@localhost ~]$ sudo systemctl status filebeat -l
â filebeat.service - filebeat
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/filebeat.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: failed (Result: start-limit) since Sat 2016-09-03 17:10:56 EDT; 21s ago
Docs: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/beats/filebeat/current/index.html
Main PID: 4641 (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)

Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: filebeat.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=1/FAILURE
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Unit filebeat.service entered failed state.
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: filebeat.service failed.
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: filebeat.service holdoff time over, scheduling restart.
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: start request repeated too quickly for filebeat.service
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Failed to start filebeat.
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Unit filebeat.service entered failed state.
Sep 03 17:10:56 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: filebeat.service failed.


(Mark Walkom) #2

What do the logs show?


(system) #3

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