Altair® Panopticon


Creating Elasticsearch 7.x Input Data Source

The Elasticsearch 7.x connector allows you to connect and access data from an Elasticsearch cluster using Java High Level REST Client.


·         Similar to Elasticsearch 6.x connector but uses Java High Level REST Client.

·         To enable the Elasticsearch 7.x connector, refer to Elasticsearch Connectors Dependency Installation for more information on how to copy the provided dependency files to the Lib folder.

·         The Elasticsearch 7.x connector supports Elasticsearch 7.x versions.

·         Elasticsearch 6.x and Elasticsearch 7.x connectors will not work in a single Panopticon Streams Server instance due to conflicting Elasticsearch API dependencies.




1.     In the New Data Source page, select Input > Elasticsearch 7.x in the Connector drop-down list.


2.     Enter the following information:




The hostname of any node in your Elasticsearch cluster, or localhost for a node on your local machine.


The port running the Elasticsearch HTTP service (default is 9300). If the port you wish to use is different from the default port, change the value to the correct one.

Cluster Name

The cluster name that can be used to discover and auto-join nodes.

Index Name

The Index name in Elasticsearch. This is some type of data organization mechanism that allows partition of data in a certain way.


3.     Enter an optional JSON-encoded request body in the Query box.

4.     Click . The columns populate the Output Column section.

5.     Click    to add columns and specify their properties:




The column name of the source schema.


The data type of the column. Can be a Text, Numeric, or Time.

Date Format

The format when the data type is Time.


Determines whether the message field should be processed.


To delete a column, check its   or all the column entries, check the topmost  , then click  .

4.     Click . The new data source is added in the Data Sources panel.