May 26, 2018
Elasticsearch Search Guard plugin
Search Guard is an Elasticsearch plugin that offers encryption, authentication, and authorization. It builds on Search Guard SSL and provides pluggable authentication and authorization modules in addition. Search Guard is fully compatible with Kibana, Logstash and Beats.
As an alternative to other security solutions for Elasticsearch, Search Guard offers the following main features
TLS on transport- and REST-layer Fine-grained role- and index-based access control HTTP Basic Authentication LDAP / Active Directory Kerberos / SPNEGO JSON web token Document- and Field-level security Audit logging Kibana multi-tenancy REST management API Proxy support User impersonation