Fundamentals of Securing Elasticsearch


Course Summary

Elastic Stack security features enable you to lock down your Elasticsearch cluster and secure all in and outbound communication. In this course, you will explore different Elasticsearch security concerns and learn how to address them. You will learn to implement features like user authentication, role-based access control (RBAC), node-to-node encryption, IP filtering, HTTPS encryption between the other Elastic Stack components (Kibana, Logstash, and Beats), and more. After completing this course, you will be able to fully secure your Elastic Stack deployment, ensuring that your data is only accessible to the right people.

Topics Covered

  • Blocking unauthorized access
  • Securing communications inside an Elasticsearch cluster
  • Securing communications outside an Elasticsearch cluster

Course Details

This course is a module of the Elastic Stack Management specialization. Find out how our focused Training Specializations can help you with your use case.


Software Engineers, System Administrators, DevOps


2-3 hours


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