Get Roleedit

Warning

"This API is experimental and may be changed or removed completely in a future release. Although the underlying mechanism of enforcing role-based access control is stable, the APIs for managing the roles are currently experimental."

Retrieves all Kibana roles, or a specific role.

Note

You cannot access this endpoint via the Console in Kibana.

Authorizationedit

To use this API, you must have at least the manage_security cluster privilege.

Get all Kibana rolesedit

Requestedit

To retrieve all roles, issue a GET request to the /api/security/role endpoint.

GET /api/security/role

Responseedit

A successful call returns a response code of 200 and a response body containing a JSON representation of the roles.

[
  {
    "name": "my_kibana_role",
    "metadata" : {
      "version" : 1
    },
    "transient_metadata": {
      "enabled": true
    },
    "elasticsearch": {
      "indices": [ ],
      "cluster": [ ],
      "run_as": [ ]
    },
    "kibana": [{
      "base": [
        "all"
      ],
      "feature": {},
      "spaces": [
        "*"
      ]
    }]
  },
  {
    "name": "my_admin_role",
    "metadata" : {
      "version" : 1
    },
    "transient_metadata": {
      "enabled": true
    },
    "elasticsearch": {
      "cluster" : [ "all" ],
      "indices" : [ {
        "names" : [ "index1", "index2" ],
        "privileges" : [ "all" ],
        "field_security" : {
          "grant" : [ "title", "body" ]
        },
        "query" : "{\"match\": {\"title\": \"foo\"}}"
      } ],
    },
    "kibana": [ ]
  }
]

Get a specific roleedit

Requestedit

To retrieve a specific role, issue a GET request to the /api/security/role/<rolename> endpoint:

GET /api/security/role/my_restricted_kibana_role

Responseedit

A successful call returns a response code of 200 and a response body containing a JSON representation of the role.

{
  "name": "my_restricted_kibana_role",
  "metadata" : {
    "version" : 1
  },
  "transient_metadata": {
    "enabled": true
  },
  "elasticsearch": {
    "cluster": [ ],
    "indices": [ ],
    "run_as": [ ]
  },
   "kibana": [
    {
      "base": [
        "read"
      ],
      "feature": {},
      "spaces": [
        "marketing"
      ]
    },
    {
      "base": [],
      "feature": {
        "discover": [
          "all"
        ],
        "visualize": [
          "all"
        ],
        "dashboard": [
          "all"
        ],
        "dev_tools": [
          "read"
        ],
        "advancedSettings": [
          "read"
        ],
        "indexPatterns": [
          "read"
        ],
        "timelion": [
          "all"
        ],
        "graph": [
          "all"
        ],
        "apm": [
          "read"
        ],
        "maps": [
          "read"
        ],
        "canvas": [
          "read"
        ],
        "infrastructure": [
          "all"
        ],
        "logs": [
          "all"
        ],
        "uptime": [
          "all"
        ]
      },
      "spaces": [
        "sales",
        "default"
      ]
    }
  ]
}