Update of our Dual licensed/commercial modules alongside with more detailed documentation

We’re happy to announce updates of our Dual licensed/commercial modules alongside with more detailed documentation and Support for Elasticsearch 2.4.0

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.

Dual licensed/commercial modules

*Although those are “open source” (which means you can look into the code) they are licensed under a “dual license”. *
*This dual license permits free (and fee of charge) usage for all non-commercial purposes (including academic use) *

*and for systems which are not in production. *For production systems you have to obtain a commercial license on a per-cluster base.

*Pls. look here *https://floragunn.com/searchguard/searchguard-license-support/ for details and *contact information. *

LDAP/Active Directory Authentication and Authorization:


Kerberos/SPNEGO Authentication:


Audit Log:


Document-/Fieldlevel Security:


JWT (JSON Web Token) Authentication:

Search Guard Bundle

Start easy with Search Guard (®) The bundle ships Search Guard with a preconfigured environment which allows easy testing and evaluation. The bundle contains the latest version of Search Guard, Search Guard SSL and all commercial modules like LDAP Authentication, Kerberos Authentication, Document- and Field-level Security as well as Audit Logging.

The most recent version of the bundle can be downloaded here: GitHub - floragunncom/search-guard: Search Guard Plugin - Security for Elasticsearch