For version 5.0 and later: You might need to reset the password for the
elastic superuser if you cannot authenticate with the
elastic user ID and are effectively locked out from a cluster.
To reset the password:
- Log into the Cloud UI.
On the Clusters page, select the cluster where you need to reset the password for the
elasticuser and go to the Security tab.
- Click Reset password.
Copy down the auto-generated password for the
The password is hashed after you leave this pane, so if you lose it, you need to reset the password again.