Elasticsearch Configuration

Elasticsearch powers the external API as well as the administrative user interface of Opencast.

Configuring External Nodes

Opencast's Elasticsearch settings can be found in the 'etc/custom.properties' configuration file.

Relevant configuration keys are:

Therefore only admin, adminpresentation, and allinone need to connect to Elasticsearch.

username and password are optional. If configured, requests to Elasticsearch are secured by HTTP basic authentication (which is unsecure without TLS encryption). Refer to the Elasticsearch documentation to properly secure Elasticsearch.


Please confer to the Linux installation guide for version information.