Not able to download search guard plugin for ES

Hi All,

I am not able to download search guard plugin for my ElasticSearch
elasticsearch-plugin install -b com.floragunn:search-guard-6:6.6.2-25.1

Exception in thread "main" Server returned HTTP response code: 403 for URL:
	at java.base/
	at java.base/
	at java.base/
	at org.elasticsearch.plugins.InstallPluginCommand.downloadZip(
	at org.elasticsearch.plugins.InstallPluginCommand.downloadAndValidate(
	at org.elasticsearch.plugins.InstallPluginCommand.execute(
	at org.elasticsearch.plugins.InstallPluginCommand.execute(
	at org.elasticsearch.cli.EnvironmentAwareCommand.execute(
	at org.elasticsearch.cli.Command.mainWithoutErrorHandling(
	at org.elasticsearch.cli.MultiCommand.execute(
	at org.elasticsearch.cli.Command.mainWithoutErrorHandling(
	at org.elasticsearch.cli.Command.main(
	at org.elasticsearch.plugins.PluginCli.main(

On further looking figure out it has been taken down from Central repository, can someone confirm wether or not we will be able to use it any further?

Please see here for the latest versions:

You can then install with:

elasticsearch-plugin install -b

And yes, of course you will be able to use it any further. Keep an eye on the announcements here in the forum ( and have a look here and

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Thanks @cstaley was able to download the package.

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