Hi,
     I am using EFK stack . My data is pushed by fluentd to ES and i could verify the
index being created @ ES by url http://ES:9200/_cat/indices.
My queries are
 (i) Do we need to initialize or create index pattern @ kibana  dashboard during first time.,
    Although the index being available @ES? How we can automate by preventing the user to create index pattern @ kibana UI ?

Inorder to automate
(ii) I set the default index by command line (CURL) and also on the configuration file
Kibana.yaml ( index name, discover) , but still when i access Kibana UI,  it prompts for creating the index pattern.

After i "create"  all the index patterns through kibana UI ( each index pattern created once through the "mangement" tab), i can able to repeat the step II and then i able to view kibana dashboard without prompting for index pattern and isolating the other indexes.

Kindly suggest for automation of viewing the index through kibana UI.
thanks,
RK

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