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Home Lab Dashboard Part 2: Setting up Kibana

Kibana is the data visualization for elastic search allowing you to search particular data sets and build dashboards.

I have been pretty impressed with the Kibana UI it allows for easily being able to carve up just about any data.  Most of the visualizations are pretty self explanatory once you get into it a little bit.  We will go over those in more details later as we start building the actual dashboard.  For now lets get Kibana installed:

Just like the initial install of elastic search install I will leverage the yum repos and disable them after setup is complete.

The repo install for Centos can be found here.

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