For information about the Kibana 8.0.0-rc2 release, review the following information.
Breaking changes can prevent your application from optimal operation and performance. Before you upgrade, review the breaking change, then mitigate the impact to your application.
Removes the ability to use
elasticsearch.username: elastic in production
In production, you are no longer able to use the
elastic superuser to authenticate to Elasticsearch. For more information, refer to #122722.
When you configure
elasticsearch.username: elastic, Kibana fails.
To review the breaking changes in previous versions, refer to the following:
Kibana 8.0.0-rc2 adds the following new and notable features.
- Dashboard Integration #115991
- Elastic Security
- For the Elastic Security 8.0.0-rc2 release information, refer to Elastic Security Solution Release Notes.
- Enterprise Search Stack Monitoring #114303
- Changes saved objects management inspect view to a read-only JSON view of the whole saved object #112034