LogStash Droplet 1-Click allows you to create a ready-to-use instance of LogStash in a matter of a minute.

Software Included

Package Version License
LogStash Latest Apache License V2 and Elastic License

Creating an App using the Control Panel

Click the Deploy to DigitalOcean button to create a Droplet based on this 1-Click App. If you aren’t logged in, this link will prompt you to log in with your DigitalOcean account.

Deploy to DO

Creating an App using the API

In addition to creating a Droplet from the LogStash 1-Click App using the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API. As an example, to create a 4GB LogStash Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You need to either save your API access token) to an environment variable or substitute it in the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
         -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
        '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image": "sharklabs-logstash"}' \

Getting Started After Deploying LogStash

LogStash Droplet 1-Click comes with LogStash installed as an APT package. You can find the LogStash binary here:

$ /usr/share/logstash/bin/logstash

To run LogStash, you will first need to define it’s configuration. LogStash configuration contains data inputs, mappings and processing, and data outputs. You can read more about this here.

Droplet Summary

  • UFW firewall allows only SSH (port 22, rate limited)