Some Elasticsearch security features are now free for everyone



Elastic NV, the company behind the Elasticsearch document-oriented database and search engine technology, announced yesterday plans to make access to some its product’s top security features free to everyone.

Before this week, access to these security features required a paid Gold subscription plan, but starting Monday, access to these security features will be available to all Elasticsearch users, Steve Kearns, VP of Product Management at Elastic, said in a blog post yesterday.

“This means that users can now encrypt network traffic, create and manage users, define roles that protect index and cluster level access, and fully secure Kibana with Spaces,” he said.

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