Following are the known limitations in Kibana.

Exporting dataedit

Exporting a data table or saved search from a dashboard or visualization report has known limitations. The PDF report only includes the data visible on the screen.

Nested objectsedit

Kibana cannot perform aggregations across fields that contain nested objects. It also cannot search on nested objects when Lucene Query Syntax is used in the query bar.

Using include_in_parent or copy_to as a workaround is not supported and may stop functioning in future releases.


Graph has limited support for multiple indices. Go to Graph limitations for details.

Other limitationsedit

These Elastic Stack features have limitations that affect Kibana: