Would there be any interest in a patch to libbeats to allow beats to self install themselves as a Windows Service? My reasoning is two-fold:
Removes the need to ship a Powershell script along with the binary.
Installation is possible on older Windows machines without Powershell installed.
It might make this issue easier to resolve as well:
The idea would be to allow, for example,
.\filebeat.exe install and
I have the basics up and running here on my dev machine.