The Elastic Stack security features enable you to easily secure a cluster. With security, you can password-protect your data as well as implement more advanced security measures such as encrypting communications, role-based access control, IP filtering, and auditing. For more information, see Securing Elasticsearch and Kibana and Configuring Security in Kibana.


You can create and manage users on the Management / Security / Users page. You can also change their passwords and roles. For more information about authentication and built-in users, see Setting up user authentication.


You can manage roles on the Management / Security / Roles page. For more information, see Configuring role-based access control.