This topic describes how to reset the password of the elastic user that is used to access your Elasticsearch cluster. After you reset the password, if you use the elastic user to log on to your Elasticsearch cluster and the Kibana console of the cluster, you must use the new password of the elastic user.

Prerequisites

An Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster is created. For more information, see Create an Elasticsearch cluster.

Background information

Note the following points when you reset the password:
  • This operation resets only the password of the elastic user. We recommend that you use a custom account that is granted the required permissions instead of the elastic account to log on to your Elasticsearch cluster.
  • After you confirm the operations, the system does not restart the Elasticsearch cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region where your cluster resides.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Elasticsearch Clusters. On the page that appears, find the target cluster and click its ID in the Cluster ID/Name column.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane of the page that appears, click Security.
  5. In the Network Settings section of the page that appears, click Reset next to Elasticsearch Cluster Password.
  6. In the Reset pane, enter the new password for elastic and confirm the password.
    Reset the password
  7. Click OK.
    After you reset the password, the new password takes effect in about five minutes.