How to install kibana 8.x and configure with Elasticsearch 8.X?

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Download & Extract kibana 8.x


$ cd /opt
$ yum install wget -y
$ wget https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/kibana/kibana-8.4.2-linux-x86_64.tar.gz
$ tar -zxvf kibana-8.4.2-linux-x86_64.tar.gz

Configure kibana 8.x


$ cd kibana-8.4.2
$ git init
$ git config user.name "Rajesh Kumar"
$ git config user.email "devops@rajeshkumar.xyz"
$ git add config/
$ git commit -m"commiting config"
$ git statis
$ vi config/kibana.yml
$ git add config
$ git commit -m"adding host"
$ ./bin/kibana
$ ./bin/kibana --allow-root

vi config/kibana.yml

./bin/kibana –allow-root

Provide Enrollment Kye of ElasticSearch

Login to Kibana using elasticsearch username/password

Browse to this 
http://192.168.1.8:5601/
elastic
pass

Register/Enrolling kibana 8.x with elasticsearch


# https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/configuring-stack-security.html

How to generate enrollment token?
$ ./elasticsearch-create-enrollment-token -s kibana

How to register kibana with elasticsearch using enrollment token?
$ ./kibana-setup --enrollment-token <enrollment-token>
$ ./kibana

How to generate service token for kibana aka serviceAccountToken in elasticsearch server?
./elasticsearch-service-tokens create elastic/kibana my-token

INFO: Kibana setup using enrollment process


If you want to use the enrollment process, then you should not make configuration changes to your kibana.yml but let the enrollment process handle this for you. enrollment process process would make following changes in kibana.yml

Some CRUD Example


curl -XPUT --cacert /home/elastic/elasticsearch-8.4.2/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:D+oYlbieuG3n2=EpiKU6'https://192.168.1.2:9200/rajesh111?&pretty'


curl -XPUT --cacert /home/elastic/elasticsearch-8.4.2/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:YrfJHfoQtniJqzyD4pM3 'https://192.168.1.2:9200/rajesh111/_doc/1' -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -d'
{
  "name": "iPhone 7",
  "camera": "12MP",
  "storage": "256GB",
  "display": "4.7inch",
  "battery": "1,960mAh",
  "reviews": ["Incredibly happy after having used it for one week", "Best iPhone so far", "Very expensive, stick to Android"]
}
'

curl -XGET --cacert /home/elastic/elasticsearch-8.4.2/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:D+oYlbieuG3n2=EpiKU6 'https://192.68.1.2:9200/rajesh111/_search?pretty=true&q=*:*'

Some example with Localhost


List of Existing Index
curl -XGET --cacert /home/ubuntu/elasticsearch-8.9.0/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:gy6qhiWkuJ5S*7dWk83C https://localhost:9200/_cat/indices?pretty

Create an Index
curl -XPUT --cacert /home/ubuntu/elasticsearch-8.9.0/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:gy6qhiWkuJ5S*7dWk83C https://localhost:9200/rajesh111?&pretty

Create a Doc
curl -XPUT --cacert /home/ubuntu/elasticsearch-8.9.0/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:gy6qhiWkuJ5S*7dWk83C 'https://localhost:9200/rajesh111/_doc/1' -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -d'
{
  "name": "iPhone 7",
  "camera": "12MP",
  "storage": "256GB",
  "display": "4.7inch",
  "battery": "1,960mAh",
  "reviews": ["Incredibly happy after having used it for one week", "Best iPhone so far", "Very expensive, stick to Android"]
}
'
curl -XGET --cacert /home/ubuntu/elasticsearch-8.9.0/config/certs/http_ca.crt -u elastic:gy6qhiWkuJ5S*7dWk83C 'https://localhost:9200/rajesh111/_search?pretty=true&q=*:*'
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Christina
Christina
1 year ago

Are these instructions if you are installing Elasticsearch and Kibana on the same server?

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