Easily Install Filebeat on OS X
This is a quick snippet on how to install and configure Filebeat on OS X using Homebrew.
Brew’s home page is located here: https://brew.sh/. The command to install brew is this:
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
Install and Configure Filebeat:
Use this command to install Filebeat using Brew: brew install filebeat The filebeat configuration file is located at
Edit that file and make the necessary changes.
Once the desired changes to the configuration file have been made start the Filebeat service using brew services:
brew services start filebeat