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Building a SIEM with Suricata, Elasticsearch and Kibana

I was following a guide on how to build a SIEM How To Build A SIEM with Suricata and Elastic Stack on Ubuntu 20.04. However, I ran into an error during the installation of Filebeat (Step 4 of the tutorial).

After running the following command:

$ sudo filebeat setup

I ran into the following error:

Exiting: error connecting to Kibana: fail to get the Kibana version: HTTP GET request to http://10.104.0.5:5601/api/status fails: invalid character 'K' looking for beginning of value. Response: Kibana server is not ready yet.

Any ideas on how to resolve this problem? Thanks in advance.


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Hi there,

Based on the output that you’ve shared it sounds like the Kibana service is not up and running yet.

Can you check the status of the service with:

systemctl start kibana.service

Also what version of Kibana did you install?

Best,

Bobby