Search Guard protects Kibana by adding authentication and authorization. You can use nearly all features that Search Guard provides for Elasticsearch also for Kibana.
In addition, Search Guard adds multi-tenancy to Kibana which makes it prossible to store saved objects like dashboards and visualizations by tenant. Tenants can be configured per role.
Please refer to the Kibana plugin installation guide.
The Search Guard Kibana plugin supports the following authentication types:
- HTTP Basic Authentication
- Proxy Authentication
- JSON web tokens
- OpenID Connect
- Anonymous Authentication
Please refer to the Multi Tenancy guide.