Bug 228785 - sysutils/beats does not respect rc variables
Summary: sysutils/beats does not respect rc variables
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: freebsd-elastic mailing list
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Reported: 2018-06-06 15:12 UTC by bas
Modified: 2018-06-06 15:12 UTC (History)
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Description bas 2018-06-06 15:12:02 UTC
The rc scripts for the beats promise to respect for example the filebeat_conf variable, yet the script itself doesn't. Reproduce by setting filebeat_conf="/root/filebeat.yml" while removing /usr/local/etc/filebeat.yml from the system. Upon starting filebeat using /usr/local/etc/rc.d/filebeat start, a lot of noise will come your way about filebeat not being able to find /usr/local/etc/filebeat.yml.