IMPORTANT: No additional bug fixes or documentation updates will be released for this version. For the latest information, see the current release documentation.
Discovery plugins extend Elasticsearch by adding new seed hosts providers that can be used to extend the cluster formation module.
The core discovery plugins are:
- EC2 discovery
- The EC2 discovery plugin uses the AWS API to identify the addresses of seed hosts.
- Azure Classic discovery
- The Azure Classic discovery plugin uses the Azure Classic API to identify the addresses of seed hosts.
- GCE discovery
- The Google Compute Engine discovery plugin uses the GCE API to identify the addresses of seed hosts.
The following discovery plugins have been contributed by our community: