Search Guard v16 released

Hi all,

we’re proud to announce that we have released Search Guard v16 today!

This is a bugfix release and compatible with Elasticsearch 5.4.3 and onwards.

It fixes especially an issue when a tribe node could not be initialized and an issue with date math expressions.

You can read about all fixes in the Search Guard Changelog.

Thanks for your support and input!

Have fun,

Urs and the Search Guard team

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


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

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

Search Guard is a trademark of floragunn GmbH, registered in the U.S. and in other countries.

Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats are trademarks of Elasticsearch BV, registered in the U.S. and in other countries.

floragunn GmbH is not affiliated with Elasticsearch BV.