Since we already have filebeat, metricbeat and heartbeat configured and running.

I wonder if people have successfully implemented the ELK stack for actual monitoring with alerting/notifications instead of using traditional software as

  • Nagios
  • Icinga
  • Zabbix

Especially since ElasticSearch now has had watchers and alerting for a while.

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I haven't tried it myself, but in Alarms management with Elasticsearch and Kibana someone recommended Elastalert

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