I am a beginner with the elastic stack and trying to learn and understand all the capabilities/features. I have successfully installed winlog on one machine and I want to installt it on 10 more machines and see how I like elk in my environment. For this purpose should I need to login to each machine and run the powershell commands or can I automate the process? Any MSI packages available or any scripts that I can make use of?
Well, I'm no windows user myself, but I found this: https://chocolatey.org/packages/winlogbeat.
Please note, this package is no official and is thusly not supported by elastic.
- downloads using
- unzips the package to C:\Program Files\Winlogbeat using
- executes the install scripts with
- writes your custom config based on a template or file copy with
- then starts the service with
We use Ansible to automate installing Beats on various operating systems to conduct testing.
There are probably some existing roles people have open sourced that you can use to guide your development.
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