After you create a role, you can create a user and assign the role to the user so that the user has permissions to perform operations on a specific index in your cluster. This topic describes how to create a user in the Kibana console.

Prerequisites

  • A role is created.

    The role must be granted the operation permissions on a specific index. For more information, see Create a role.

  • An Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster is created.

    For more information, see Create an Elasticsearch cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Kibana console of your Elasticsearch cluster.
    For more information, see Log on to the Kibana console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Management.
  3. In the Security section, click Users.
  4. In the Users section, click Create new user in the upper-right corner.
    Create new user
    Parameter Description
    Username The username, which is used to log on to the Kibana console. The username can be customized.
    Password The password of the user, which is used to log on to the Kibana console. The password can be customized.
    Confirm password The value must be the same as that of the Password parameter.
    Full name The full name of the user, which can be customized.
    Email address The email address of the user.
    Roles The role that is assigned to the user. You can specify one or more roles. The roles can be existing roles or roles that are preset in the system.
    Notice If you specify a user when you create a role, you still need to specify this parameter. Otherwise, an error is reported when the user logs on to the Kibana console.
  5. Click Create user.