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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/26/2019.

Contains the chocolatey package for filebeat

To install filebeat, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install filebeat --version 6.5.4

To upgrade filebeat, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade filebeat --version 6.5.4


  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName= 'filebeat'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $uninstallScript = Join-Path $toolsDir "uninstall-service-$packageName.ps1"
    Invoke-Expression $uninstallScript
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'filebeat'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $url64      = ''
    $installationPath = $toolsDir
    # Chocolatey seems to copy the old lib folder in case of upgrade. Uninstall first.
    $zipContentGlob=dir "$($installationPath)/.." "filebeat-*.zip.txt"
    $folder = ($zipContentFile -replace ".zip.txt","") + "\\"
    if (($zipContentGlob -ne $null)) {
        $zipContents=(get-content $zipContentGlob.FullName) -split [environment]::NewLine
        for ($i = $zipContents.Length; $i -gt 0; $i--) {
            $fileInZip = $zipContents[$i]
            if ($fileInZip -ne $null -and $fileInZip.Trim() -ne '') {
                $fileToRemove = $fileInZip -replace $folder,""
                Remove-Item -Path "$fileToRemove" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Recurse -Force
        Remove-Item -Path $zipContentGlob.FullName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Recurse -Force
    $folder = if(Get-ProcessorBits 64) { [io.path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($url64) } else { [io.path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($url) }
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $installationPath
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      checksum      = '75a35784494846d9aa233d2b06bc22f63a806ffa540d5aeeeb060cef3caa19fb1e4107a23dbf28a95eeb3a41b1fd183c2eccc356651b8a04173103de7a817862'
      checksumType  = 'sha512'
      checksum64    = '3d9ed9a70b409f8f51d39cb9bed7d4a87056b29c536f59f08367d62e0125ae4c4acb19e25c74d18f25a7673c1148392392c3f3c51918c0455206dd25805bc68d'
      checksumType64= 'sha512'
      specificFolder = $folder
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    # Move everything from the subfolder to the main tools directory
    $subFolder = Join-Path $installationPath (Get-ChildItem $installationPath $folder | ?{ $_.PSIsContainer })
    Get-ChildItem $subFolder -Recurse | ?{$_.PSIsContainer } | Move-Item -Destination $installationPath
    Get-ChildItem $subFolder | ?{$_.PSIsContainer -eq $false } | Move-Item -Destination $installationPath
    Remove-Item "$subFolder"
    Invoke-Expression $(Join-Path $installationPath "install-service-$($packageName).ps1")
  • tools\chocolateybeforemodify.ps1 Show
    Stop-Service filebeat
    Start-Sleep -s 3

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Robert Palethorpe
  • William Tsoi


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
filebeat 6.6.0 20400 Wednesday, January 30, 2019 approved
filebeat 6.5.4 7877 Thursday, December 20, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.5.3 1542 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.5.2 1210 Thursday, December 6, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.5.1 577 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.5.0 3729 Thursday, November 15, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.4.3 1414 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.4.2 1583 Wednesday, October 3, 2018 approved
filebeat 6.4.1 279 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 approved
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