Installation of Reporting Engine (Elasticsearch)

To be able to see reports inside ESA Web Console, it is essential to install Elasticsearch.

You can either install the Reporting Engine (Elasticsearch) component in the ESA installer, or use your existing 3rd party Elasticsearch component.

important

2GB free RAM required

Elasticsearch requires 2GB of RAM permanently. Make sure you have enough free RAM, otherwise the installation will fail. See how to set different heap size.

Installation from ESA installer

The Reporting Engine (Elasticsearch) component of the ESA installer can be installed along with the Authentication Server on the same computer, or separately on a different computer.

Installing both Authentication Server and Elasticsearch on the same computer

1.Follow the instructions in the installing the Authentication Server topic and make sure to leave the Reporting Engine (Elasticsearch) component selected along with the Authentication Server component.

2.In the Reporting Engine configuration screen, set a username and password. Click Next.

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3.If the installer warns you about missing requirements, make sure to fulfill the requirements before proceeding with the installation.

4.Follow the instructions in the installer to complete the remainder of the steps and close the installer when you are finished.

Installing Elasticsearch separately

If you have already installed the Authentication Server and you are now installing Elasticsearch separately, run the supplied .exe file again.

1.Click Change, select Reporting Engine (Elasticsearch) and click Next.

2.In the Reporting Engine configuration screen, set a username and password. Click Next.

3.If the installer warns you about missing requirements, make sure to fulfill the requirements before proceeding with the installation.

4.Follow the instructions in the installer to complete the remainder of the steps and close the installer when you are finished.

 

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Note

Silent mode installation in an Active Directory environment is available via the .msi installer.

Using 3rd party installation of Elasticsearch

If you are using a 3rd party installation of Elasticsearch and want to use Reports in ESA Web Console, add the information about your Elasticsearch installation in the ESA Web Console at Settings > Reports.

If you access Elasticsearch via Kibana, you can generate various charts from the collected data.