Troubleshooting: Elastic API Port numbers

Last Updated: 2021-08-17

Affects:

  • Humio

  • Filebeat

  • Winlogbeat

  • Metricbeat

  • Packetbeat

Condition or Error

Using using a log-shipper with Humio that uses the Elasticsearch port, the correct port should be used depending on the Humio target and where it is hosted.

  • Log shippers cannot communicate with Humio

  • Humio doesn't receive data from log shippers

Causes

  • The default port used for Elasticsearch is port 9200, while the port for use with Humio Cloud you must use port 443.

Solutions