Role in cloud enterprise

What is the recommended role for metric beat in cloud enterprise?

It works as superuser, but I suppose that isn't very great security wise. There's a role called metricbeat_reader, which I suppose cannot write to elastic. (What is that role actually used for?).

Maybe the metricbeat_reader role is a custom role created after the installation, but anyway I'm interested in the minimum recommended access the Metricbeat agent needs in elastic to be able to write metrics.

Hello! There's a very good guide on the permissions to use for using Beats with a cluster that's secured by X-Pack here. I don't think there's any special gotchas on that front for a cluster running in Elastic Cloud Enterprise.

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