A browse through the ElasticSearch docs is telling me that there is no
support for HTTP authentication. Is this the case?
If so, what would be involved in adding it as a custom module? I
would need different authentication details for different functions
(e.g. no auth for performing searches, but HTTP password required for
I would love to use ElasticSearch to replace our existing JSON web
services, but authentication is a critical feature for us.
I suppose we could stick a webserver between clients and
ElasticSearch, but it seems a shame to have to do that.