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Kibana - Explore and Visualize

Kibana Visualizations Simplified With SearchBlox

With SearchBlox 8.3, visualizations and dashboards for any type of data are easy to create, share and embed. Now you can set up a real time feed from Twitter for tracking any hashtag or keyword and track them live on your visualization. Need to see what’s inside your corpus of data, our visualizations will tell you. Tracking database transactions in near-real time is now feasible through SearchBlox visualizations.
Please ensure SearchBlox is already installed, running and atleast one collection has indexed documents, tweets or pages.

To get to know about more about Kibana refer

Step 1 – Start Kibana

Start Kibana by going to the /SearchBloxServer/kibana_mac, /opt/searchblox/kibana_linux or C:\SearchBlox Server\kibana_win and running:

Step 2 – Access Kibana

Open your browser to the http://localhost:5601
Click Management from left menu and configure your index. Collection = index id used in Kibana (For example Collection id 1 = idx001) and give the Time-field name

Step 3 – Create Visualization

Click to the Visualize tab to create a new visualization from the index.

Step 4 – Visualize

After selecting the visualization select the index

Configure the field (keywords) and type of aggregation to view.

Selecting Time range
Please make sure to select the time range in the top left corner of the page. Data would not be aggregated if the right time range is selected

You can save the visualizations and add it in dashboard

You can save searches and display them along with visualisations in dashboard as below

Searching from Kibana
You can make searches from Kibana from Top menu -> Discover. You can search at various levels and fields in Discover mode.

Please note that you would be able to use Kibana only with server license (not the free edition)

Kibana - Explore and Visualize