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Use JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) to Authenticate in Open Distro for Elasticsearch and Kibana

中文版 – Token-based authentication systems are popular in the world of web services. They provide many benefits, including (but not limited to) security, scalability, statelessness, and extensibility. With Amazon’s Open Distro for Elasticsearch, users now have an opportunity to take advantage of the numerous security features included in the Security plugin. One such feature is […]

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Build Your Own: Open Distro for Elasticsearch Build Scripts Now Available

中文版 – Want to craft your own Docker images using Open Distro for Elasticsearch build scripts? Or build your RPM or Debian packages to customize your own Open Distro for Elasticsearch stack? Our build scripts for Elasticsearch and for Kibana are now available for you to do just that. As with the rest of Open […]

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Running Open Distro for Elasticsearch on Kubernetes

中文版 – This post is a walk-through on deploying Open Distro for Elasticsearch on Kubernetes as a production-grade deployment. Ring is an Amazon subsidiary specializing in the production of smart devices for home security. With its signature product, the Ring Video Doorbell and Neighborhood Security feed for many major cities, Ring is pursuing a mission […]

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Run Rally with Open Distro for Elasticsearch

中文版 – It’s hard to size and scale an Elasticsearch cluster. You need to have sufficient storage for your data, but your mappings and the contents of the data are key components to your data’s size on disk. You need capacity for your queries and updates, but the amounts of CPU, JVM, disk, and network […]

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Open Distro for Elasticsearch 0.9.0 Now Available

中文版 – The 0.9.0 release includes Elasticsearch 6.7.1, Kibana 6.7.1 from upstream and the latest Open Distro plugins which include the alerting plugin, the performance analyzer, the SQL plugin and the security plugin. The Kibana UI components for the Open Distro plugins are also part of this release. You can find the details on enhancements, […]

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LDAP Integration for Open Distro for Elasticsearch

中文版 – Open Distro for Elasticsearch’s security plugin comes with authentication and access control out of the box. In prior posts we showed how you can change your admin password in Open Distro for Elasticsearch and how you can add your own SSL certificates to Open Distro for Elasticsearch. One of the key steps to using […]

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Open Distro for Elasticsearch Debian Packages Now Available for Version 0.8.0

中文版 – You can now download Open Distro for Elasticsearch version 0.8.0 for Debian and Ubuntu environments. Open Distro for Elasticsearch 0.8.0 is built on the Apache 2.0 licensed versions of Elasticsearch and Kibana 6.6.2. See the Open Distro for Elasticsearch downloads page for instructions on how to download and install the .deb packages. Note: […]

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Lightweight Debugging with Performance Analyzer and PerfTop in Open Distro for Elasticsearch

中文版 – When you want to monitor your Elasticsearch cluster or debug an issue, you have a number of choices. You can use the various _cat and stats APIs to pull information out of the cluster. You can monitor and profile the JVM itself. These options can be cumbersome, and they lack visual displays. While […]

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New Release: Open Distro for Elasticsearch version 0.8.0

中文版 – Open Distro for Elasticsearch 0.8.0 is now available for you to download and run. Release highlights include support for Elasticsearch 6.6.2, Kibana 6.6.2 and various minor enhancements and bug fixes for the plugins. The alerting plugin has been updated to the latest Kotlin version 1.3. The SQL plugin index pattern queries have been fixed […]

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Use Open Distro for Elasticsearch to Alert on Security Events

Open Distro for Elasticsearch’s Security plugin ships with the capability to create an audit log to track access to your cluster. You can surface various types of audit events like authentications, and failed logins. In a prior post, we covered the basics of setting an alert in Open Distro for Elasticsearch. In this post, we […]

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