Kibana dashboards, from the Elasticsearch project, can help you visualise activity and incidents in log files. Here I show 3 different types of use cases for dashboards and how each can be used to answer different questions depending on the person. Video and details follow. Continue reading VIDEO: Kibana 3 Dashboard – 3 Use Cases Demonstrated
After you’ve loaded log files into elasticsearch you can start to visualize them using the Kibana web app and build your own dashboard. While using Kibana for a week or so, I found it tricky to find the docs or tutorials to get me up to speed quickly with some of the more advanced/hidden features.
In this Kibana dashboard video:
- build TopN automated classification queries
- view the TopN values of a particular column from the table panel
- manually create multiple queries to appear as series in your charts