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Download Search Guard
Download the Search Guard plugin matching the Elasticsearch version you are running. For example, if you are running Elasticsearch 7.7.0, you need to download Search Guard 7.7.0 as well. The download is platform-independant.

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Install Search Guard
Stop your Elasticsearch cluster and install Search Guard on all nodes.
bin/elasticsearch-plugin install file:///path/to/search-guard-plugin-<version>.zip

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(Optional) Install demo configuration
Search Guard ships with demo users and roles that you can install for a quick PoC:
cd plugins/search-guard/tools

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Restart Elasticsearch
After installing Search Guard, start your cluster as normal:
We provide a Docker based demo including Elasticsearch and Kibana with Search Guard and Signas Alerting pre-installed: To start the image, run:
docker run -ti -p 9200:9200 -p 5601:5601 floragunncom/sgdemo
After the container is up you can access Kibana on:
Elasticsearch runs on:
The container comes with some pre-installed demo users. For full access and to configure new roles and permissions, use admin/admin for login.

We provide Helm Charts for running Search Guard on Kubernetes.

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Search Guard Headquarters

floragunn GmbH
Tempelhofer Ufer 16
10963 Berlin

Authorized Partners

USA and Canada
Excelerate Systems LLC
2205 152nd Avenue NE Redmond
WA 98052
[email protected]

Austria and Switzerland
clever data GmbH
Danhausergasse 9/Top 3
1040 Vienna
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France & North Africa
Excelerate Systems France
Les Bureaux du Lac II, Rue Robert Caumont, Imm P
33049 Bordeaux
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South America
Excelerate Systems S de R.L. de C.V.
Córdoba 42, Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc, C.P.
06700, Ciudad de México
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Moscow, 123182
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