Features by Elasticsearch version - Amazon Elasticsearch Service

Features by Elasticsearch version

Many Amazon ES features have a minimum Elasticsearch version requirement. If you meet the minimum Elasticsearch version for a feature, but the feature isn't available on your domain, update your domain's service software.

Feature Minimum Required Elasticsearch Version

VPC support

Included on all domains

Require HTTPS for all traffic to the domain

Multi-AZ support

Dedicated master nodes

Custom packages

Custom endpoints

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

Auto-Tune

Remote reindex

UltraWarm

6.8

Index State Management

6.8

k-NN by Euclidean distance

7.1

Anomaly Detection

7.4

k-NN by cosine similarity

7.7

Learning to Rank

Piped processing language

7.9

Kibana reports

Kibana Trace Analytics

ARM-based Graviton instances

Cold storage

Hamming distance, L1 Norm distance, and Painless scripting for k-NN

7.10

Asynchronous search

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.