Search Guard 5.4.0 released

We have released Search Guard 5.4.0-12 today, compatible with Elasticsearch 5.4.0.

You can install it like any other Elasticsearch plugin:

/bin/elasticsearch-plugin install -b com.floragunn:search-guard-5:5.4.0-12


Detailed installation instructions are provided in the official Search Guard documentation:

A new version of the Kibana plugin is also available:

Thanks for your support and input!

Jochen and the Search Guard team


Search Guard (®) is an Elasticsearch plugin that offers encryption, authentication, and authorization.

It builds on Search Guard SSL and provides pluggable auth/auth modules in addition.