Set up encryptions keys to protect sensitive informationedit

The kibana-encryption-keys command helps you set up encryption keys that Kibana uses to protect sensitive information.

Synopsisedit

bin/kibana-encryption-keys generate
[-i, --interactive] [-q, --quiet]
[-f, --force] [-h, --help]

Descriptionedit

Kibana uses encryption keys in several areas, ranging from encrypting data in Kibana associated indices to storing session information. By defining these encryption keys in your configuration, you’ll ensure consistent operations across restarts.

Parametersedit

generate
Randomly generates passwords to the console.
-i, --interactive
Prompts you for which encryption keys to set and optionally where to save a sample configuration file.
-q, --quiet
Outputs the encryption keys without helper information.
-f, --force
Shows help information.

Examplesedit

bin/kibana-encryption-keys generate