Install X-Pack

Version:
5.6.1
Release date:
September 18, 2017
Notes:

View release notes.

Looking for Shield, Watcher, Marvel, Graph, or reporting?

Running a cluster without internet access? See our offline installation instructions.

Installation Steps

New around here? Hop onto our getting started page to get acquainted with the Elastic Stack.

1

Install X-Pack into Elasticsearch

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Note

To install X-Pack on a DEB/RPM installation of the Elastic Stack, see DEB/RPM installation instructions. If you are using the Windows MSI Installer package, you will have the option to install X-Pack during the plugins installation step.


2

Start Elasticsearch

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3

Install X-Pack into Kibana

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4

Start Kibana

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5
  • Navigate to Kibana at http://localhost:5601/
  • Log in as the built-in elastic user with the password changeme.

6

Dive into the getting started guide.

Version:
6.0.0-beta2
Release date:
August 31, 2017
Notes:

View release notes.

We advise that you do not run preview software in production.

Installation Steps

New around here? Hop onto our getting started page to get acquainted with the Elastic Stack.

1

Install X-Pack into Elasticsearch

Ctrl + C to Copy
Note

To install X-Pack on a DEB/RPM installation of the Elastic Stack, see DEB/RPM installation instructions. If you are using the Windows MSI Installer package, you will have the option to install X-Pack during the plugins installation step.


2

Start Elasticsearch

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3

Generate default passwords

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Note

Note the passwords for elastic and kibana users


4

Install X-Pack into Kibana

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5

Add credentials to the kibana.yml file

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Note

<pwd> is the password for the kibana user auto generated in step 3


6

Start Kibana

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7
  • Navigate to Kibana at http://localhost:5601/
  • Log in as the built-in elastic user with the auto-generated password from step 3

8

Dive into the getting started guide.