Tag: kibana

Monitoring sendgrid with Elasticsearch

If you are using sendgrid as a service for your outbound email, you would want to monitor and be able to answer questions such as: how much email are you sending status of sent email – success, bounced, delayed, etc. trends etc. We get questions all the time from $WORK customer support folks on whether…

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Courier Fetch Error: unhandled courier request error: Authorization Exception in Chrome/Safari on Kibana 4.5.0

Getting this error in your Kibana? You need to increase your max header size as default netty is only 8KB.   You can change the value in your elasticsearch.yml file. Add the following line (or uncomment it if it is already there). http.max_header_size: 32kb  

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Fixing ‘plugin:elasticsearch [document_already_exists_exception] [config][4.5.1]: document already exists’

Substitute in the version ‘4.5.1’ with the version you are upgrading to. So far I’ve seen it since Kibana 4.1.x to 4.5.1. It seem that if you upgrade Kibana, there is a timing bug in how Kibana note its current version. You will get lots of these errors in Kibana logs: log [08:08:30.649] [error][status][plugin:elasticsearch] Status…

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Kibana 4 with tribe node MasterNotDiscoveredException

I use tribe nodes quite a lot at $work. It’s how we federate disparate ELK clusters and able to search across them. There are many reasons to have distinct ELK clusters in each data center and/or region. Some of these are: 1. Elasticsearch does not work well when there is network latencies, which is guaranteed…

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ELK Operational Tips

I’ve been running ELK clusters for over a year now, and want to share tips and tricks that I’ve found to be useful. Feel free to post questions and corrections. I’ll try to answer and update when possible. Elasticsearch Split brained – this is when you have more than one node in your cluster becoming…

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Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana Meetup @ LinkedIn

We had a great ELK Meetup on Wed 5/21/2014 at LinkedIn.  The recorded video is available here. http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/47864947 We had Kurt Hurtado, one of the logstash dev, speaking on ELK in the DevOps Environment.  Then a nice long Q&A session after, joined by Uri Boness, one of the Elasticsearch core dev.  

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Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK) group on LinkedIn

I started a group for ELK on LinkedIn.  The direct link is https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=6686144&trk=anet_ug_hm I have also started a Meetup for the Mountain View area. Mountain View ELK Meetup  

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