Kibana deprecated settings


Can you help me, how to get of rid of this deprecated setting in KIbana GUI under Upgrade asistant?
I Already removed these settings in my kibana.yml but it is still shwoing.

How to fix

  1. Remove the "xpack.reporting.index" setting.
  2. Reindex reports stored in a custom reporting index into the default ".reporting-*" indices or regenerate the reports to be able to access them in 8.0.

Should I do second step also ? And if YES how ?
i Dont have .reporting indicies

@ayounes could you please help me?

@elastic_team guys? I cannot upgrade to 8.0.0

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Hello, as you can see there is only one line which is commented and the upgrade assistant still says to remove it.

grep -r xpack.reporting.index /etc/kibana/
/etc/kibana/kibana.yml:#xpack.reporting.index: ".reporting-*"

Did you restart Kibana?

Hi David,

yes multiple times.

Here is my kibana.yml config

# Disable newsfeed
newsfeed.enabled: false

# Kibana is served by a back end server. This setting specifies the port to use.
server.port: 5601

# Specifies the address to which the Kibana server will bind. IP addresses and host names are both valid values.
# The default is 'localhost', which usually means remote machines will not be able to connect.
# To allow connections from remote users, set this parameter to a non-loopback address. ""
server.publicBaseUrl: "http://xxx:5601"
# Enables you to specify a path to mount Kibana at if you are running behind a proxy.
# Use the `server.rewriteBasePath` setting to tell Kibana if it should remove the basePath
# from requests it receives, and to prevent a deprecation warning at startup.
# This setting cannot end in a slash.
#server.basePath: ""

# Specifies whether Kibana should rewrite requests that are prefixed with
# `server.basePath` or require that they are rewritten by your reverse proxy.
# This setting was effectively always `false` before Kibana 6.3 and will
# default to `true` starting in Kibana 7.0.
#server.rewriteBasePath: false

# The maximum payload size in bytes for incoming server requests.
#server.maxPayloadBytes: 1048576

# The Kibana server's name.  This is used for display purposes. "xxx"

# The URLs of the Elasticsearch instances to use for all your queries.
elasticsearch.hosts: ["http://xxx:9200", "http://xxx:9200"]

# When this setting's value is true Kibana uses the hostname specified in the
# setting. When the value of this setting is false, Kibana uses the hostname of the host
# that connects to this Kibana instance.
#elasticsearch.preserveHost: true

# Kibana uses an index in Elasticsearch to store saved searches, visualizations and
# dashboards. Kibana creates a new index if the index doesn't already exist.
kibana.index: ".reporting"

# The default application to load.
#kibana.defaultAppId: "discover"

# If your Elasticsearch is protected with basic authentication, these settings provide
# the username and password that the Kibana server uses to perform maintenance on the Kibana
# index at startup. Your Kibana users still need to authenticate with Elasticsearch, which
# is proxied through the Kibana server.
elasticsearch.username: "xxx"
elasticsearch.password: "xxx"

#elasticsearch.customHeaders: [ "Authorization: Basic dGVzdDp0ZXN0" ]

# Enables SSL and paths to the PEM-format SSL certificate and SSL key files, respectively.
# These settings enable SSL for outgoing requests from the Kibana server to the browser.
#server.ssl.enabled: true
#server.ssl.certificate: /ca/testweb01.crt
#server.ssl.key: /ca/testweb01_decrypted.key

# Optional settings that provide the paths to the PEM-format SSL certificate and key files.
# These files validate that your Elasticsearch backend uses the same key files.
#elasticsearch.ssl.certificate: /path/to/your/client.crt
#elasticsearch.ssl.key: /path/to/your/client.key

# Optional setting that enables you to specify a path to the PEM file for the certificate
# authority for your Elasticsearch instance.
#elasticsearch.ssl.certificateAuthorities: [ "/path/to/your/CA.pem" ]

# To disregard the validity of SSL certificates, change this setting's value to 'none'.
elasticsearch.ssl.verificationMode: none

# Time in milliseconds to wait for Elasticsearch to respond to pings. Defaults to the value of
# the elasticsearch.requestTimeout setting.
elasticsearch.pingTimeout: 1500

# Time in milliseconds to wait for responses from the back end or Elasticsearch. This value
# must be a positive integer.
elasticsearch.requestTimeout: 60000

# List of Kibana client-side headers to send to Elasticsearch. To send *no* client-side
# headers, set this value to [] (an empty list).
elasticsearch.requestHeadersWhitelist: [ authorization ]

# Header names and values that are sent to Elasticsearch. Any custom headers cannot be overwritten
# by client-side headers, regardless of the elasticsearch.requestHeadersWhitelist configuration.
#elasticsearch.customHeaders: {}

# Time in milliseconds for Elasticsearch to wait for responses from shards. Set to 0 to disable.
elasticsearch.shardTimeout: 60000

# Time in milliseconds to wait for Elasticsearch at Kibana startup before retrying.
#elasticsearch.startupTimeout: 5000

# Logs queries sent to Elasticsearch. Requires logging.verbose set to true.
elasticsearch.logQueries: false

# Specifies the path where Kibana creates the process ID file.
#pid.file: /var/run/

# Enables you specify a file where Kibana stores log output.
logging.dest: /var/log/kibana/kibana.log

# Set the value of this setting to true to suppress all logging output.
#logging.silent: false

# Set the value of this setting to true to suppress all logging output other than error messages.
#logging.quiet: false

# Set the value of this setting to true to log all events, including system usage information
# and all requests.
#logging.verbose: false

# Set the interval in milliseconds to sample system and process performance
# metrics. Minimum is 100ms. Defaults to 5000.
ops.interval: 5000

# Specifies locale to be used for all localizable strings, dates and number formats.
# Supported languages are the following: English - en , by default , Chinese - zh-CN .
i18n.locale: "en"

# Disable XPack - could collide with readonlyrest plugin
#xpack.graph.enabled: false false
#xpack.monitoring.enabled: true false
#xpack.watcher.enabled: false
#xpack.reporting.enabled: false 0 0
xpack.reporting.roles.enabled: false
#xpack.monitoring.collection.enabled: true
#xpack.reporting.enabled: false
#kibana.index: ".kibana-a"
#xpack.task_manager.index: ".kibana_task_manager-*"

# Customization
#readonlyrest_kbn.login_custom_logo: '/plugins/readonlyrest_kbn/logo.png'
#readonlyrest_kbn.login_html_head_inject: '<style>body{background:#0096A1}</style><script>document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function(event) {document.getElementsByClassName("ror-footer")[0].childNodes[0].childNodes[0].innerHTML="You are on Test  environment!"})</script>'
#readonlyrest_kbn.login_title: "Internal Security Kibana"
#readonlyrest_kbn.login_subtitle: "Welcome to <b>Internal Security Test Kibana</b> instance.<br/><br/>To login, please enter your CORP domain credentials, in format firstname.lastname (withoutdomain).<br/><br/>To report an issue or send feedback, contact us on <a href=\"\"></a>"
#readonlyrest_kbn.login_subtitle: "<h1 style='color:red'>Emergency maintenance from 13:00 CET to 17:00 CET. Login is disabled.</h1>"
#readonlyrest_kbn.session_timeout_minutes: 1440

#xpack.reporting.kibanaServer.port: 443
#xpack.reporting.kibanaServer.protocol: https
#xpack.reporting.kibanaServer.hostname: xxxx
#xpack.reporting.encryptionKey: "xxxx"
#xpack.reporting.capture.browser.chromium.disableSandbox: false
#xpack.reporting.index: ".reporting-*"

#xpack.monitoring.elasticsearch.hosts: http://my_ip:9200
monitoring.kibana.collection.enabled: false
#monitoring.enabled: true
#xpack.monitoring.ui.enabled: true
#xpack.monitoring.cluster_alerts.email_notifications.email_address: ""
#xpack.monitoring.kibana.collection.enabled: true

# READONLYREST session handling
readonlyrest_kbn.cookiePass: "xxxxx"
readonlyrest_kbn.store_sessions_in_index: true
readonlyrest_kbn.sessions_refresh_after: 1000
readonlyrest_kbn.sessions_probe_interval_seconds: 43200

I Found you can add to /etc/systemd/system/kibana.service line :


Is this OK or NOK ?



type or paste code here




ExecStart=/usr/share/kibana/bin/kibana --logging.dest="/var/log/kibana/kibana.log" --pid.file="/run/kibana/" --**deprecation.skip_deprecated_settings[0]="xpack.reporting.index" --deprecation.skip_deprecated_settings[1]="logging.dest"**





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I guess that should be ok.

Note that the upgrade assistant does not check 3rd party plugins like the ones you added.