Document level security


Document level securityedit

Document level security (DLS) enables you to restrict access to documents in your Elasticsearch indices according to user and group permissions. This ensures search results only return authorized information for users, based on their permissions.

Availability & prerequisitesedit

Support for DLS in Elastic connectors was introduced in version 8.9.0.

This feature is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

This feature is not available for all Elastic subscription levels. Refer to the subscriptions pages for Elastic Cloud and Elastic Stack. To change your subscription level or start a trial, see Elastic subscription.

DLS is available by default when using the following Elastic connectors:

Note that our standalone products (App Search and Workplace Search) do not use this feature. Workplace Search has its own permissions management system.

Learn moreedit

DLS documentation: