Search Guard 5 is compatible with Elasticsearch 5 and offers all features of our previous Search Guard versions. Installation and configuration are nearly the same as with Search Guard 2, you can re-use all of your settings and certificates.
For those of you who need TLS only: We still offer a standalone version of Search Guard 5 SSL
The release version is Search Guard 184.108.40.206, and it can be found on Maven Central:
We’re super excited about this new version of Search Guard and hope you enjoy it as much as we do! A lot of things have changed under the hood, so if you find any bugs or strange behaviour, help us by reporting it on our Git Issue Tracker.