Elastic Beats

elastic server-app

Beats are a suite of lightweight shippers for Elasticsearch and Logstash. As of 2022, the beats family is composed of Filebeat, Metricbeat, Packetbeat, Winlogbeat, Auditbeat, Heartbeat and Functionbeat.

Release Released Support Latest
8 1 year and 7 months ago
(10 Feb 2022)
Ends in 10 months
(10 Aug 2024)
8.10.2
(21 Sep 2023)
7 4 years and 5 months ago
(05 Apr 2019)
Yes 7.17.13
(06 Sep 2023)
6 5 years and 10 months ago
(08 Nov 2017)
Ended 1 year and 7 months ago
(10 Feb 2022)
6.8.23
(13 Jan 2022)

Beats are part of the Elastic Stack, also known as the ELK Stack. It shares the same support policy as the other products in the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana…).

Elastic Stack product releases follow Semantic Versioning. Elastic provides maintenance for each major release series for the longest of 30 months after the GA date of the major release or 6 months after the GA date of the subsequent major release.

End of life dates for Beats can be found on the Elastic product EOL dates page. Support for various operating systems can also be found on the Elastic support matrix page.

More information is available on the Elastic Beats website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/beats.json. See the API Documentation for more information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/beats.ics.