Setting up apm-server

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Kibana version: 7.10.2

Elasticsearch version: 7.10.2

APM Server version: 7.10.2
APM Agent language and version: node

Browser version:

Original install method (e.g. download page, yum, deb, from source, etc.) and version: RPM

Fresh install or upgraded from other version? fresh

Is there anything special in your setup? For example, are you using the Logstash or Kafka outputs? Are you using a load balancer in front of the APM Servers? Have you changed index pattern, generated custom templates, changed agent configuration etc. Using logstash & filebeat of same version

Description of the problem including expected versus actual behavior. Please include screenshots (if relevant):

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Installation(on amazon-linux machine in same VPC):

curl -L -O
sudo rpm -vi apm-server-oss-7.10.2-x86_64.rpm

  1. Configured apm-server.yml with output.elasticsearch (including hosts/username/pwd). Elasticsearch being hosted on aws.

  2. Getting error:
    ERROR [pipelines] pipeline/register.go:48 Pipeline registration failed for apm_user_geo.

Even tried by configuring --> pipeline: "_none" in yml file. No change in error!

Hi @divnoor_singh ,
you seem to be trying to set up a fairly outdated version of the apm server, 7.10.2 was released roughly 2 years ago. I highly recommend trying a newer version, for which we still release patch fixes. Is it feasible for you to try out 8.6, or if you'd like to stay on major version 7, 7.17?

Thanks @simitt for replying.
Like I mentioned, my elasticsearch and kibana version is 7.10.2. Is it not mandatory to have apm-server of same version?
Otherwise I can try other version of 7.x

Hey @simitt. I have tried installing apm-server of version 7.17.2, keeping everything same. It's giving me compatibility error, as predicted:(

Sorry for being unclear, I meant whether it is feasible to update the whole stack to a more recent version.

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