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 Secure a cluster and Configuring Security in Kibana.
There are security limitations that affect Kibana. For more information, refer to Security.
manage_security cluster privilege is required to access all Security features.
To create and manage users, open the main menu, then click Stack Management > Users. You can also change their passwords and roles. For more information about authentication and built-in users, see Setting up user authentication.
For a more holistic overview of configuring roles for the entire stack, see User authorization.