Search Guard 6.x-23.2

Release Date: 20.11.2018

Upgrade Guide from 5.x to 6.x


Search Guard

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Search Guard

  • Java 11 compatibility
    • This version of Search Guard is compatible with Java 11
  • Experimental: TLSv1.3 compatibility
    • Added TLSv1.3 via Java 11 JCE
    • Support is experimental, do not use in production yet
  • SSL only mode
    • Search Guard SSL is not released as a separate plugin anymore
    • This feature introduces an “SSL only” mode to Search Guard
    • This disables all features exept REST and transport TLS, restoring the behaviour of the Search Guard SSL plugin
  • Allow snapshot and restore for the Search Guard index
  • Allow user injection for OEM system integrators
  • When bundling Search Guard with other products, this allows to inject a user directly via the ThreadContext