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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/12/2017.

Collect Windows Event Logs

Harness the richness of system, application, and security information from Windows event logs using a lightweight Winlogbeat data collector. Ship events directly to Elasticsearch or parse and enrich them using Logstash prior to visualizing results in Kibana.

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

C:\> choco install winlogbeat --version 5.6.0

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

C:\> choco upgrade winlogbeat --version 5.6.0


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'winlogbeat'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $url64      = ''
    $installationPath = $toolsDir
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $installationPath
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      checksum      = 'f26d4cb07253d8877946e937d1dec0aa6059e686'
      checksumType  = 'sha1'
      checksum64    = '61b5fa6d44e5fbd648526c7886154ad9604d6bd1'
      checksumType64= 'sha1'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $pTemp = (dir $installationPath  $packageName*).Name
    Invoke-Expression $(Join-Path $installationPath "$($pTemp)\install-service-$($packageName).ps1")
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName= 'winlogbeat'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $nupkgFile = (Get-Item $(Join-Path $toolsDir "..\*.nupkg")).FullName
    $zipManifest = Get-Content $(Join-Path $toolsDir "..\*.zip.txt")
    $installPath = $zipManifest | select -First 1
    $uninstallScript = $zipManifest | where { $_ -imatch 'uninstall.*\.ps1' }
    Invoke-Expression $uninstallScript
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName "$($nupkgFile)"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Robert Palethorpe


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
winlogbeat 7.3.0 7483 Thursday, August 1, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 7.2.1 389 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 8926 Monday, July 8, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 7.2.0 29 Sunday, July 7, 2019 waiting for maintainer
winlogbeat 7.0.0 22406 Thursday, April 11, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 6.7.1 4530 Friday, April 5, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 6.7.0 4411 Wednesday, March 27, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 6.6.2 2385 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 approved
winlogbeat 6.6.1 61448 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 approved
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