Munin plugin to show Logstash/Kibana messages per hour
Published: 12-04-2013 | Author: Remy van Elst | Text only version of this article
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This is a simple munin plugin which shows you the amount of log messages your logstash/kibana server receives per hour. It should run on the Logstash host, it gets the data from out the Elasticsearch database.
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You need CURL, so you might need to install that via your package manager.
Clone the git repository:
git clone git://github.com/RaymiiOrg/munin-plugins.git
Place the plugin file in
/usr/share/munin/plugins/, make it executable and
create a symlink in
cd munin-plugins cp logstash-messages-per-hour.sh /usr/share/munin/plugins chmod +x /usr/share/munin/plugins/logstash-messages-per-hour.sh ln -s /usr/share/munin/plugins/logstash-messages-per-hour.sh /etc/munin/plugins/logstash
Edit the plugin if your elasticsearch database URL is on another host:
# Edit the following line, and change localhost to what it should be TOTAL_EVENTS=$(curl -s -k -XGET http://localhost:9200/logstash
Then wait until your munin server has updated, and enjoy.Tags: elasticsearch , kibana , logging , logstash , monitoring , munin , plugin , rsyslog , software , syslog