View system metrics in Kibana

Log in to Kibana with the user ID that has metricbeat_reader and kibana_user roles (for example, jdoe).

These roles enable the user to see the system metrics in Kibana (for example, on the Discover page or in the Metricbeat system overview dashboard).

What’s next?

Congratulations! You’ve successfully set up authentication and authorization by using the native realm. You learned how to create user IDs and roles that prevent unauthorized access to the Elastic Stack.

Later, when you’re ready to increase the number of nodes in your cluster, you’ll want to encrypt communications across the Elastic Stack. To learn how, read Encrypting communications.

For more detailed information about securing the Elastic Stack, see: