What is the use of searchguard admin

Hi I am new to search guard. What is the use of search guard admin. and is it kibana plugin or elasticsearch.

PS: i want to install community version for now

You can operate as the admin user both in Search Guard Elasticsearch plugin and Search Guard Kibana plugin. The admin user has all the rights to perform all sorts of administration tasks in the system.

I suggest you to start with the first steps tutorial:


When you are ready for the serious configuration, read this:


Ok, can you tell me here do i add this plugin in kibana or elasticsearch. I will surely read the docs after this

The admin is a part of the demo users. It exist in Search Guard by default, both in Elasticsearch and Kibana. There are other demo users too, look https://docs.search-guard.com/latest/demo-users-roles

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