To upgrade Shield, just uninstall the current Shield plugin and install the new version of Shield. Your configuration will be preserved and you do this with a rolling upgrade of Elasticsearch. On each node, after you have stopped it run:
Then start the node. Larger sites should follow the steps in the rolling upgrade section in order to ensure recovery is as quick as possible.
On upgrade, your current configuration files will remain untouched. The configuration files provided by the new version
of Shield will be added with a
The default role definitions in the
roles.yml file may need to be changed to ensure proper functionality with other
applications such as Marvel and Kibana. Any role changes will be found in
roles.yml.new after upgrading to the new
version of Shield. We recommend copying the changes listed below to your
Added in 1.0.1.
kibana4role updated to work with new features in Kibana 4 RC1