Published an article about how to install and configure LogStash + ElasticSearch + Kibana3
- LogStash is for collecting, parsing, mangling and passing of logs.
- Elasticsearch is its output and where the processed data is stored for quick access
- Kibana3 is the front end of LogStash
The guide in detail: LogStash, Elasticsearch and Kibana3.
These set of tools are one of the best solutions to get your logs indexed. It could be your Apache logs, IIS, firewall logs, it doesn’t matter as long as there is a pattern.
This screenshot is what it looks like: