ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)

Configuring ELK log management

To configure ELK log management, select "Settings > Log Management > ELK".

ELK Form

By default, ELK log management is not enabled. To enable, set the toggle to show ELK hosts, Container and Pods.

ELK Toggle

Enter the following mandatory parameters:

Parameter Description
ELK Instance The URL or the IP address (including the port number) of the deployed instance where the logs are stored.
Base Path The base path you have configured in the ELK platform. Optional parameter.
Dashboard ID The ID of the dashboard you have configured in ELK for Instana.

ELK Inputs

Accessing ELK

ELK Button

Or if there are multiple log managements enabled

ELK Buttons

To access ELK, click ELK which is at the upper left of each of these dashboards:

  • Kubernetes:
    • Host
    • Pod
    • Docker container
  • Host