Configuring sidecar error

(sanketsl85) #1

I am trying to install and configure sidecar and also use filebeat to read plain txt logs and getting this error.

ERROR fileset/modules.go:118 Not loading modules. Module directory not found: C:\Program Files\graylog\collector-sidecar\module
ERROR service/service_windows.go:76 Error: The service process could not connect to the service controller.
ERROR pipeline/output.go:100 Failed to connect to backoff(elasticsearch( Get dial tcp connectex: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.

I am facing issues in getting the sidecar started properly.

(Jan Doberstein) #2

the above error is created by filebeat, not sidecar.

please explain what you have done and what is causing what error and how you have configured the components.

(sanketsl85) #3

Hello Jan,

I have downloaded and started the sidecar service on my windows machine. These are the folders that have been created. Attached is the sidecar config yml file.

I have placed the config file for filebeat in ‘generated’ directory. But there are no modules found and getting below error.

“Not loading modules. Module directory not found: C:\Program Files\graylog\collector-sidecar\module”

Attaching the log files for more errors.

I am trying to create a POC wherein I am planning to ingest the logs at “C:\Windows” on my local machine into graylog.

Kindly let me know if you need any more details.



(Attachment collector_sidecar.yml is missing)

(Attachment filebeat.yml is missing)

(Attachment filebeat is missing)

(Jan Doberstein) #4

if you create the filebeat configuration your own - why do you use collector sidecar? That is to configure filebeat via Graylog UI.

I do not understand what you want/try to configure.

(system) #5

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