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Document which APIs are affected by which role pivileges #37538
Currently our documentation states the Cluster andIndices privileges that you can set to your roles: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/x-pack/current/security-privileges.html
That´s fine but there are many users not knowing the actual requests a particular privilege allows to do.
We've discussed this (a few times).
Actually documenting which privileges are required by each Rest API is an impossible task. The API changes rapidly enough that the documentation simply can't keep up - and the way Elasticsearch works with plugins means that it's not something that is easy to generate automatically.
There are 2 things we think we can do:
I'm going to raise issues for each of those, at which point I will close this issue.