Managing Elasticsearch users
You can manage cluster users as an
Interfaces available for user management:
- Elasticsearch Security API.
- Kibana. For more information about how to connect to Kibana, see Connecting to clusters.
To perform routine tasks, create individual users with the minimum required set of privileges. It's not recommended to use the
admin account for these purposes, because it has full access to the cluster. Running an incorrect command under the admin account may cause the cluster to fail.
To learn more about roles and privileges, see the Elasticsearch documentation.