Search Guard v17 with support for Elasticsearch 5.6.5 released

Hi all,

we have just released Search Guard v17 which also supports Elasticsearch 5.6.5. As always, you can find the changelog on the official docs:

Search Guard v17 Changelog

The corresponding Kibana Plugin you can be download from here:

The GA of Search Guard 6 is nearing, so check back often or follow us on twitter to get the latest updates!


Jochen and the Search Guard team


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

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floragunn GmbH is not affiliated with Elasticsearch BV.