Version: 7.x-52.5.0
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Docker Demo

To quickly try out Search Guard and Signals Alerting, you can use our demo Docker image. The image comes with a one node Elasticsearch cluster and Kibana, both already have Search Guard Security and Signals Alerting pre-installed.

To start the image, run:

docker run -ti -p 9200:9200 -p 5601:5601 floragunncom/sgdemo

After the container is up and Elasticsearch and Kibana have started, you can access Kibana on:


Elasticsearch runs on:


The container uses self-signed certificates, so your browser might issue a warning when accessing the Elasticsearch cluster.

The container comes with some pre-installed demo users. For full access and to configure new roles and permissions, use admin/admin for login.


Please note that it might be necessary to set the following host configuration:

sysctl -w vm.max_map_count=262144

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