logstash tutorial weirdness

So i’m running through the logstash simple tutorial and the first example throws this error:

I checked the stdout output plugin documentation and found that debug_format only accepts “ruby” or “dots” not “json”. You’d think they’d have sorted this… but no.

The configuration file you’re supposed to make is this:

But this is the working one:

Basically, get rid of the debug_format bit.

#fail #Linux #logstash #Work