Install Shield

Version:
2.4.1
Release date:
September 28, 2016
Notes:

View release notes and compatibility information.

Not the version you're looking for? View past releases.
The newest version of Shield is now part of X-Pack.
Running a cluster without Internet access? View our offline installation instructions.

Installation Steps

1

Install Shield into Elasticsearch

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Note

To install Shield on a DEB/RPM installation of the Elastic Stack, see DEB/RPM installation instructions.


2

Start Elasticsearch

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3

Add an admin user

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4

Test your authenticated user

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5

Install Shield into Kibana for full session support (Shield 2.2+)


6

Dive into the getting started guide.