Install Elastic HQ Plugin to Monitor Elasticsearch Cluster

Introduction

In our previous tutorial, we discussed more about what is elasticsearch plugin and how to install it,  how to install elasticsearch and install ELK stack on CentOS 7.
Now, in this article we will see how to install Elastic HQ plugin to monitor elasticsearch cluster. Previously you can install Elastic HQ plugin as per we discussed in our previous article, but it returns error because of support for site plugins, such as HQ, kopf, head, etc, has been removed as of ES 5.x.

Elastic HQ Installation

ElasticHQ serves as a monitoring and management platform for Elasticsearch clusters. It is freely available and distributed under the Apache Software License.

Requirements

  • Python 3.4+

Instructions

For full installation and configuration instructions, see Getting Started

  1. Download or clone the repository
    https://github.com/ElasticHQ/elasticsearch-HQ
  2. Open terminal and point to root of repository. Type: pip install -r requirements.txt
  3. Run server with: python3 application.py. Alternatively: ./manage.py runserver
  4. Access HQ with: http://localhost:5000

For further installation and configuration help, please read the docs: ElasticHQ Documentation

Avinash Pawar

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