About

Features

Lstail queries ElasticSearch for log events and displays them on the terminal. Saved Searches from Kibana can be used for quick access to filters and prepared column configuration.

  • Follow mode like in tail -f
  • CSV output / export
  • Can read Saved Searches from ElasticSearch and use their filters and column setup
  • Flexible configurable output of columns, colors and padding
  • Can be proxied through Kibana if not direct ElasticSearch connection is possible
  • Works with ElasticSearch 2.x - 7.x
  • Made with Python and love
lstail usage demonstration

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2019, Enrico Tröger

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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THE SOFTWARE.

ChangeLog

1.0.0 (Dec 31, 2019)

  • Initial release