Successfully connecting to Kibana requires carefully thought-out access policies that prevent unauthorized access to your Amazon Elasticsearch cluster. In this video, Amazon veteran Frank Kane shows you how to set up access policies that limit access to Kibana to a specific set of IP addresses or to a proxy server used as an intermediary to Kibana.

Learn all about the capabilities (and quirks) of Amazon Elasticsearch in Frank Kane's intro to this must-know big data service.

Article image: Screen from "How do I Connect to Kibana from Amazon's Elasticsearch Service (ES)?" (source: O'Reilly).