Jun 21, 2017

Installing Elastic Stack in a Single Click using Docker Compose

The Elastic team made a great work w/ packaging the various elastic stack compnents into Docker images.
Yet, this manual will help you boot the entire stack including Logstash and Kibana in a single click using Docker Compose.

1. Run the following command in your host machine 
sudo sysctl -w vm.max_map_count=262144

2. Install Docker Compose
In ubuntu for example use:
sudo apt-get -y install docker-compose

3. Create a docker-compose.yml according to the follow link:
Copy the docker-compose.yml to your machine

4. Start the cluster
sudo docker-compose up

5. Verify the cluster using the password changeme
curl -u elastic
Enter host password for user 'elastic':
1498046576 12:02:56 docker-cluster green 2 2 12 6 0 0 0 0 - 100.0%

6. And Kibana using 

Bottom Line
Docker changes the DevOps world as we know it, and complex tasks that took hours, can be done in few clicks

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