Install X-Pack into Elasticsearch
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.
Note: If you are installing X-Pack on a multiple node cluster, please follow the instructions to generate certificates and configuring TLS for encrypted communication. This step is required on multi node clusters.
Generate default passwords
Note the passwords for
Install X-Pack into Kibana
Add credentials to the kibana.yml file
<pwd> is the password for the
kibana user auto generated in step 3. If you set up TLS in step 2, also add your certificates to the kibana.yml file.
Navigate to Kibana
Navigate to Kibana at http://localhost:5601/
Log in as the built-in
elastic user with the auto-generated password from step 3