Unable to parse xml message with logstash

Hi ,

I am newbie to this technology and trying to set up new infra with Elasticsearch , logstash, and Kibana. I am using logstash-input-jms plugin to get XML message from the MQ queues. I can see the XML message in kibana but unable to parse the fields.

Do I need to install any plugin to make this filter work, I see that logstash-xml-filter is already installed as logstash package. Thanks for looking into this.

Here is the sample XML message

<Accounting Type="log" Code="log">
<MSGGRP Label="ANSI" UID="aab8af1a-dd5a-11e4-b669" Name="API" EGU="f2191a20-5801e" Message="Complete" StartDate="2017-04-12" StartTime="09:09:17.644215" EndDate="2017-04-12" EndTime="09:09:40.143948"/>

here is my logstash.conf

input { stdin { } }

filter {
  xml {
    source => "message"
	store_xml => "false"
	xpath => ["/Accounting/MSGGRP/Label/text()","Label"]
    xpath => ["/Accounting/MSGGRP/EGU/text()","EGName"]
    xpath => ["/Accounting/MSGGRP/Message/text()","Message"]
	xpath => ["/Accounting/MSGGRP/Name/text()","ApplicationName"]
output {
  elasticsearch { hosts => ["localhost:9200"] }
  stdout { codec => rubydebug }

Here is the Output JSON

  "_index": "logstash-2017.07.11",
  "_type": "logs",
  "_id": "AV0v8cWHr_X_oE0SK7pX",
  "_score": 1,
  "_source": {
    "@timestamp": "2017-07-11T04:39:20.159Z",
    "@version": "1",
    "host": "PLNORM2",
    "message": "<MSGGRP Label=\"ANSI\" UID=\"aab8af1a-dd5a-11e4-b669\" Name=\"API\" EGU=\"f2191a20-5801e\" Message=\"Completed\" StartDate=\"2017-04-12\" StartTime=\"09:09:17.644215\" EndDate=\"2017-04-12\" EndTime=\"09:09:40.143948\"/>\r"
  "fields": {
    "@timestamp": [

I am able to parse this xml successfully now. I was using wrong XPATH expression.

I used this tool to test my XPATH and got the correct XPATH.


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