Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Integrate Kibana authentication to Crowd

Ashok Arunakiri
I'm New Here
I'm New Here
Those new to the Atlassian Community have posted less than three times. Give them a warm welcome!
June 9, 2021

Hello,

 

We looking to use Crowd as IDP or the directory to authenticate against to login to to Kibana +Logstash stack. As we already have integrated Crowd to SCM ,GIT and Jenkins in addition to Jira and confluence I m looking to centralise the authentication with crowd for Logstash as well. At the moment we using X-PACK with kibana. The realms supported for Kibana are listed under https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/kibana/current/kibana-authentication.html#oidc

Any guidance is appreciated.

1 answer

0 votes
Roman Kovalov June 17, 2022

Hello @Ashok Arunakiri and welcome to the community.

To enable SSO in Crowd for ELK stack I used this guide.
I did this steps, and everything worked fine for me:

1) Create generic application in Crowd, and Download metadata file from it (don't forget to add Assertion Consumer URL and Entity ID, it should be default for Kibana):
Screenshot 2022-06-17 at 18.52.35.png

2) Put metadata.xml file in your elasticsearch config folder. Then create new realm for saml authentication in elasticsearch.yml.

3) Use created realm in kibana. You need to change kibana.yml file in kibana's config folder.

4)If you did everything correct, you should see similar login page:
Screenshot 2022-06-17 at 19.04.19.png

Hope that will help you.
If you have any questions, please ask.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
DEPLOYMENT TYPE
SERVER
VERSION
4.2.3
TAGS
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events