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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 4/9/2015.

Logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to cppollect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching).
This package installs logstash contrib plugins, as starting logstash 1.4.0 many plugins moved out of the main logstash package.
Package is installed to c:\logstash. Path and binroot selection will be implemented in the next versions.

This package is updated automatically to use new url when a new version comes out.

To install logstash-contrib, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install logstash-contrib

To upgrade logstash-contrib, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade logstash-contrib


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    # $package_version = "1.4.2"
    $package_name = 'logstash-contrib'
    Write-Host "Making sure there are no traces of an old installation temp files. Cleaning up ${package_dir}\${package_name}-*\*"
    Get-ChildItem "${package_dir}" | Where-Object {$_.Name -ilike "${package_name}*"} | Remove-Item -Recurse
    Get-ChildItem "${package_dir}" | Where-Object {$_.Name -ilike "${package_name}Install*"} | Remove-Item
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile "${package_name}" $(Join-Path $package_dir "${package_name}Install.tar.gz") $url $url
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip $(Join-Path $package_dir "${package_name}Install.tar.gz") "${package_dir}"
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip $(Join-Path $package_dir "${package_name}Install.tar") "${package_dir}"
    Write-Host "Moving files from ${package_dir}\${package_name}-*\* to ${package_dir}"
    Copy-Item "${package_dir}\${package_name}-*\*" "${package_dir}" -Force -Recurse
    Write-Host "Cleaning up temp files & directories created during this install"
    Remove-Item "${package_dir}\${package_name}*" -Recurse -Force
    Remove-Item "${package_dir}\${package_name}Install*" -Recurse -Force
    Write-ChocolateySuccess $package_name

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  • logstash



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