Do you need to have the shield plugin to be able to use HTTPS?

security

#1

I was trying to follow this documentation https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/shield/current/ssl-tls.html but, it mentions shield and I was wondering if its needed to be able to have HTTPS on elasticsearch?


(Jay Modi) #2

Yes you need to have shield to enable HTTPS when following those instructions.


#3

Is there another way to be able to use HTTPS without shield?


(Magnus B├Ąck) #4

Sure, you could put Kibana behind a reverse proxy that exposes an HTTPS interface and connects to Kibana via HTTP.


(system) #5