Install X-Pack

Version:
6.2.1
Release date:
February 08, 2018
Notes:

View release notes.

Installation Steps

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1

Install X-Pack into Elasticsearch

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Note

To install X-Pack on a DEB/RPM installation of the Elastic Stack, see DEB/RPM installation instructions. If you are using the Windows MSI Installer package, you will have the option to install X-Pack during the plugins installation step.


2

Start Elasticsearch

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3

Generate default passwords

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Note

Note the passwords for elastic and kibana users


4

Install X-Pack into Kibana

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5

Add credentials to the kibana.yml file

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Note

<pwd> is the password for the kibana user auto generated in step 3


6

Start Kibana

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7
  • Navigate to Kibana at http://localhost:5601/
  • Log in as the built-in elastic user with the auto-generated password from step 3

8

Dive into the getting started guide.