AWS Security Blog

Category: Amazon OpenSearch Service (successor to Amazon Elasticsearch Service)

Configure SAML single sign-on for Kibana with AD FS on Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. It’s a common use case for customers to integrate identity providers (IdPs) with Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) to achieve single sign-on (SSO) with Kibana. This integration makes it possible for users to leverage their existing identity credentials and offers […]

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Masking field values with Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) is a fully managed service that you can use to deploy, secure, and run Elasticsearch cost-effectively at scale. The service provides support for open-source Elasticsearch APIs, managed Kibana, and integration with Logstash and other AWS […]

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How to visualize multi-account Amazon Inspector findings with Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amazon Inspector helps to improve the security and compliance of your applications that are deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It automatically assesses Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances and applications on those instances. From that assessment, it generates […]

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Get started with fine-grained access control in Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) provides fine-grained access control, powered by the Open Distro for Elasticsearch security plugin. The security plugin adds Kibana authentication and access control at the cluster, index, document, and field levels that can help you secure […]

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How to analyze AWS WAF logs using Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Log analysis is essential for understanding the effectiveness of any security solution. It can be valuable for day-to-day troubleshooting and also for your long-term understanding of how your security environment is performing. AWS WAF is a web application firewall that […]

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How to Visualize and Refine Your Network’s Security by Adding Security Group IDs to Your VPC Flow Logs

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. August 31, 2020: The directions in this blog post for how to create an Amazon ES cluster have been updated. February 28, 2019: The features and services described in this post have changed since the post was published and the […]

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How to Control Access to Your Amazon Elasticsearch Service Domain

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. With the recent release of Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES), you now can build applications without setting up and maintaining your own search cluster on Amazon EC2. One of the key benefits of using Amazon ES is that you can […]

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