Installing Logstash on RHEL and CentOS 6

Logstash¬†is an awesome opensource log management tool. These are my notes on installing it on a CentOS 6.5 64bit¬†machine. Update 30/03/2014: Updated post for LogStash version 1.4. My Logstash installation uses the following components: Logstash Elasticsearch Redis Nginx Kibana Server: fqdn: dev.kanbier.lan (should be resolvable!) ip: 10.37.129.8 1. Install the required software When ever I…