Take data from filebeat to opensearch to see all in opensearch-dashboards

Versions (relevant - OpenSearch/Dashboard/Server OS/Browser):
OpenSearch 2.6.0 in a local machine linux Debian

Describe the issue:
I am trying to put logs from filebeat into OpenSearch and see it in opensearh-dashboards.

All is in local with debian operative system.

Relevant Logs or Screenshots:
This is the guide where I am trying to do it but doesn´t work… Adding multiple data sources - OpenSearch documentation

Can anybody help me?

Best regards.

Hey @jomaguca

By chance are you using Logstash or did you configure Filebeat to send to Opensearch?

Here is a simple config If your using logstash perhaps a config like this… This will make you index set and rotate every day. You can make a template for personal configuration be sure you create a Index pattern && alias, so when your send logs to Opensearsh it will grab that template with your personal configurations.

  # The Logstash hosts
  hosts: [""]

Then the Logstash configuration.

root@ansible:/opt/logstash-8.6.1/config# cat logstash.conf
# Sample Logstash configuration for creating a simple
# Beats -> Logstash -> Elasticsearch pipeline.

input {
  beats {
    port => 5044

output {
  opensearch {
    hosts => [""]
    auth_type => {
              type => 'basic'
              user => 'admin'
              password => 'changeit'
    ecs_compatibility => disabled    
    index => "filebeat-%{+YYYY.MM.dd}"


That worked for me, as for not using logstash I found this. So im not 100% sure.

Hi @jomaguca

Could you please check whether you had any connection errors in filebeat or opensearch logs ?

Please try to execute in DevTools the command below:

GET /_cat/indices

Also, please share your filebeat.yml file.

Hello Ms Gsmitt nice to see you again

Sorry to do not make the graylog encryption configuration , beacuse in my job told me that firt it works and probe opensearch vs elasticsearch an backups ang dashboards etc etc and the lastone willbe the encrypt comunications, this is it.
I am thinking to put graylog 5.0.6 with elasticsearch 7.10.2 and mongodb 6.0 in production but I don´t know how many logs it will recolect, how many machines it will take inputs, the client is strange, they want all with don´t tell me anything after that problems will be all.
Can you tellme how to make backup of elasticsearch, I am trying to make it with curl but nothing.

root@GRAYLOGDEBIANSERVER:/var/log/graylog-server# curl -XPUT -H "content-type:application/json" 'http://localhost:9200/_snapshot/snapshot' -d '{"type":"fs","settings":{"location":"/backup","compress":true}}'
<TITLE>Access Denied</TITLE>
<FONT face="Helvetica">
<TABLE border=0 cellPadding=1 width="80%">
<FONT face="Helvetica">
<big>Access Denied (authentication_failed)</big>
<FONT face="Helvetica">
Your credentials could not be authenticated: "Credentials are missing.". You will not be permitted access until your credentials can be verified.
<FONT face="Helvetica">
This is typically caused by an incorrect username and/or password, but could also be caused by network problems.
<FONT face="Helvetica" SIZE=2>
For assistance, contact your network support team.

this is the result of execute the command… What user and password have I to put?

Best regards.

Hello @jomaguca

I would look at changing Elasticsearch for Opensearch if you can. Graylog is moving into Opensearch , So im just assuming but Graylog may not be able to use elasticsearch for much longer.

You would need to configure a couple things. and this goes for both Opensearch && Elasticsearch.

Adjust your elasticsearch.yml file by adding path to your repository
#path.repo: ["/mnt/repo_set"]. Then enable it.

Just an FYI, Graylog uses plain text username:password to connect to elasticsearch unless its local , where as Opensearch can use TLS.

Here are both documentaions for Elastic & Opensearch. you will notice there the same. This also works on Graylog.

Here is Opensearch documentation.

Hello Mr Gsmitt

Thanks a lot, I don´t what I will do without you Mr Gsmitt.
Decision taken, graylog with OpenSearch.

Best regards. I will Keep going information you.

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