After securing Metricbeat, make sure your users have the roles (or associated privileges) required to use these Metricbeat features. Note that some of the roles shown here are built-in, and some are user-defined.
Send data to a secured cluster
Load index templates
Load Metricbeat dashboards into Kibana
Load machine learning jobs
Read indices created by Metricbeat
View Metricbeat dashboards in Kibana
Store and manage configurations in a central location in Kibana
Load index lifecycle policies and use index lifecycle management
[a] These roles are user-defined.
To create the user-defined roles shown here, see Configure authentication credentials and Grant users access to Metricbeat indices. You may want to define additional roles to provide more restrictive access.