Features by Elasticsearch Version - Amazon Elasticsearch Service

Features by Elasticsearch Version

Many Amazon ES features have a minimum Elasticsearch version requirement.

Feature Minimum Elasticsearch Version

VPC support

Included on all domains

Require HTTPS for all traffic to the domain

Multi-AZ support

Dedicated master nodes

Custom packages

Error and slow logs publishing

5.1

Curator CLI support

Encryption of data at rest

Cognito authentication for Kibana

In-place Elasticsearch upgrades

Hourly automated snapshots

5.3

Node-to-node encryption

6.0

Java high-level REST client support

HTTP request and response compression

Alerting

6.2

SQL

6.5

Cross-cluster search

6.7

Fine-grained access control

SAML authentication for Kibana

UltraWarm

6.8

Index State Management

6.8

KNN by Euclidean distance

7.1

Anomaly Detection

7.4

KNN by cosine similarity

7.7

Piped processing language

7.9

For information about plugins, which enable some of these features and additional functionality, see Plugins by Elasticsearch Version. For information about the Elasticsearch API for each version, see Supported Elasticsearch Operations.