Search Guard 5.5.2-15 released, Search Guard 6 is on the way - feedback wanted!

Search Guard 5.5.2-15 released

We have released Search Guard 5.5.2-15 today, compatible with Elasticsearch 5.5.2.

You can install it like any other Elasticsearch plugin:

/bin/elasticsearch-plugin install -b com.floragunn:search-guard-5:5.5.2-15

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

The corresponding Kibana Plugin for Kibana 5.5.2 can be found here:

Installation and configuration instructions for Kibana and Kibana multi-tenancy is provided in the official docs:

Search Guard 6 is on the way!

Elasticsearch 6 is already on the horizon, and so is Search Guard 6!

We have published a blog post regarding our roadmap, read all about Search Guard 6 here:

If you want to see a specific feature in Search Guard 6 or have suggestions for improvements, please leave us a comment!

Thanks for your support and input!

Have fun,

Jochen and the Search Guard team


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