Securing kibana + elasticsearch

After some successful setup of Kibana + es for fluentd there’s a need to secure whole website. So I decided to use nginx and basic auth. I assume you have standard configuration – with es running on localhost:9200.

and now modify nginx config:

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  1. Hi,
    You should restrict access to .htpasswd file.
    Other wise users can download the file.
    location ~ /\. { deny all; }

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