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Single Server

The Single Server (small) deployment is suitable for moderate ingest rates where redundancy is not a requirement, and downtime can be tolerated for activities such as upgrades.

Sizing ParameterValue
Licensed Coresup to 6
Recommended Max. Ingest Rate16000 flows/sec
Retention at Max. Rate10 days
Shards2
Replicas0

All components are installed onto this single node.

ApplicationCPU CoresMemorySSD Storage
Elasticsearch, Kibana, Flow Collector16128 GB2 x 4 TB (6.8 TB)

Docker Compose Configurations#

Kibana#

version: '3'
services:
kibana:
image: docker.elastic.co/kibana/kibana:7.13.1
restart: unless-stopped
hostname: NODE_NAME
network_mode: bridge
ports:
# HTTP/REST
- 5601:5601/tcp
environment:
TELEMETRY_OPTIN: 'false'
TELEMETRY_ENABLED: 'false'
NEWSFEED_ENABLED: 'false'
SERVER_NAME: 'NODE_NAME'
SERVER_HOST: '0.0.0.0'
SERVER_PORT: 5601
SERVER_MAXPAYLOADBYTES: 8388608
ELASTICSEARCH_HOSTS: 'https://192.0.2.11:9200'
ELASTICSEARCH_USERNAME: 'kibana_system'
ELASTICSEARCH_PASSWORD: 'CHANGEME'
ELASTICSEARCH_REQUESTTIMEOUT: 132000
ELASTICSEARCH_SHARDTIMEOUT: 120000
#ELASTICSEARCH_SSL_CERTIFICATE: /etc/kibana/certs/node/node.crt
#ELASTICSEARCH_SSL_KEY: /etc/kibana/certs/node/node.key
#ELASTICSEARCH_SSL_CERTIFICATEAUTHORITIES: /etc/kibana/certs/ca/ca.crt
ELASTICSEARCH_SSL_VERIFICATIONMODE: 'none'
KIBANA_AUTOCOMPLETETIMEOUT: 3000
KIBANA_AUTOCOMPLETETERMINATEAFTER: 2500000
VIS_TYPE_VEGA_ENABLEEXTERNALURLS: 'true'
XPACK_MAPS_SHOWMAPVISUALIZATIONTYPES: 'true'
XPACK_ENCRYPTEDSAVEDOBJECTS_ENCRYPTIONKEY: 'ElastiFlow_0123456789_0123456789_0123456789'

Elasticsearch#

version: '3'
services:
elasticsearch:
image: docker.elastic.co/elasticsearch/elasticsearch:7.13.1
restart: unless-stopped
hostname: NODE_NAME
ulimits:
memlock:
soft: -1
hard: -1
nofile:
soft: 131072
hard: 131072
nproc: 8192
fsize: -1
network_mode: bridge
ports:
# HTTP/REST
- 9200:9200/tcp
volumes:
# mkdir /var/lib/elasticsearch && chown -R 1000:1000 /var/lib/elasticsearch
- /var/lib/elasticsearch:/usr/share/elasticsearch/data
- /etc/certs:/usr/share/elasticsearch/config/certificates
environment:
ES_JAVA_OPTS: '-Xms31g -Xmx31g'
cluster.name: elastiflow
node.name: NODE_NAME
bootstrap.memory_lock: 'true'
network.bind_host: 0.0.0.0
network.publish_host: 192.0.2.11
http.port: 9200
http.publish_port: 9200
discovery.type: 'single-node'
indices.query.bool.max_clause_count: 8192
search.max_buckets: 250000
action.destructive_requires_name: 'true'
reindex.remote.whitelist: '*:*'
reindex.ssl.verification_mode: 'none'
xpack.security.http.ssl.key: /usr/share/elasticsearch/config/certificates/node/node.key
xpack.security.http.ssl.certificate: /usr/share/elasticsearch/config/certificates/node/node.crt
xpack.security.http.ssl.certificate_authorities: /usr/share/elasticsearch/config/certificates/ca/ca.crt
xpack.security.http.ssl.verification_mode: 'none'
xpack.security.http.ssl.enabled: 'true'
xpack.monitoring.collection.enabled: 'true'
xpack.monitoring.collection.interval: 30s
xpack.security.enabled: 'true'
xpack.security.audit.enabled: 'false'