Hello, I am surprised that the deb package of logstash does not come with a systemd service.
Elasticsearch and kibana does.
Did I miss something? if it is not in the package, can you provide an official way to start, restart and stop logstash as a service?
Logstash automatically installs the correct startup script based on what your server uses. It uses
pleaserun to auto-detect and install this. If your system uses systemd as its default startup method, it should have created a systemd unit file in
What OS are you using?
I am using debian 9,
I have installed the deb package logstash-6.2.3.deb
wilco@int:~$ ls /etc/systemd/system/logstash.service
ls: cannot access /etc/systemd/system/logstash.service: No such file or directory
Hello, the night has been fruitfull.
in fact, I had to run
/usr/share/logstash/bin/system-install which I did not clearly see in the documentation.
I had also to change JAVACMD in
it has generated the
Indeed. If you have multiple or separate Java instances, this must be set before
system-install will work. Glad you figured it out.
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