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ElasticSearch Connector

Version 3

 

Intro

Elasticsearch is the distributed search and analytics engine at the heart of the Elastic Stack. With this connector visualize your ElasticSearch data in Domo for additional insights. Use Domo's Elasticsearch connector to return search hits that match the query defined in the request. Get real-time dashboards of your data, available from any device. To learn more about the Elasticsearch API, visit their page (https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elas...est-apis.htmlL).

You connect to your Elasticsearch account in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the Elasticsearch connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Prerequisites

To connect to your Elasticsearch account and create a DataSet, you must have the following:

  • Your Elasticsearch host name

  • The username and password associated with your Elasticsearch account

Connecting to Your Elasticsearch Account

This section enumerates the options in the Credentials and Details panes in the Elasticsearch Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Credentials Pane

This pane contains fields for entering credentials to connect to your Elasticsearch account. The following table describes what is needed for each field:  

Field

Description

Host Enter your Elasticsearch hostname.
Username Enter the username associated with your Elasticsearch account.
Password Enter the password associated with your Elasticsearch account.

Once you have entered valid Elasticsearch credentials, you can use the same account any time you go to create a new Elasticsearch DataSet. You can manage connector accounts in the Accounts tab in the Data Center. For more information about this tab, see Managing User Accounts for Connectors.

Details Pane

This pane contains a primary Reports menu, along with various other menus which may or may not appear depending on the report type you select.

Menu

Description

Report

Select the Elasticsearch report you want to run. The following reports are available:

Search Returns search hits that match the query defined in the request.
Aggregations Returns aggregations that match the query defined in the request.
Query Query in the Lucene query string syntax.
Index Comma-separated list or wildcard expression of index names used to limit the request.

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.