How To Install APM Server In Elasticsearch Elk Stack

How to install APM, this receives data from an agent and then transform them into Elasticsearch documents. Find the APM server configuration file located at /etc/apm-server and start APM server services. So, this also provides you the log file for APM-server. Nest step is to configure APM server.log file for apm-server

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This works together with Elasticsearch and Kibana. This is responsible for collecting the performance data and send back to its server and you need to install its agent on the server So, where you want to monitor your application using this module. 

With the help of APM-server, you can monitor your java, ruby, PHP based applications, and more. you can install this server on the same instance of Elasticsearch and if you want, you can install on the different instance but you need to make connectivity between them.

How To Install APM Server In Elasticsearch Elk Stack:

Step 1: So, download the APM server from this link.

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Step 2: Download the install Public Signing key, configure apm server

rpm --import https://packages.elastic.co/GPG-KEY-elasticsearch
yum install apm-server-7.1.1-x86_64.rpm -y

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Step 3: So, Now make changes in apm-server.yml

APM Server IP address.

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Elasticsearch Settings.

start apm server

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Step 4: Start Service and Enable APM server service

systemctl start apm-server && systemctl enable apm-server

apm server configuration

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Step 5: Check APM server status on Kibana apm sever configuration

apm with elasticsearch

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Step 6: If you require, Add ports in firewall,

firewall-cmd --permanent –add-port=8200/tcp
firewall-cmd –reload 

You’re done

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