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Not sufficient permissions to access license information on remote monitoring cluster #37970
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Description of the problem including expected versus actual behavior:
When using least privileges for user defined to read monitoring data in remote monitoring cluster, this user is missing some of the permissions to show all information in Monitoring application.
Steps to reproduce:
Correct user is defined in Monitoring cluster and This user is also configured in Production Kibana configuration file according to documentation above.
This means that in Production Kibana Monitoring tab, some of the informations are missing due to limited privileges for the role
I would expect that role
From a UI perspective, we're pulling live license information  from the monitoring cluster  using the logged in user. The necessary call for this information is
@chrisronline Are you sure it's the logged-in user? The function name in  seems to suggest that it's an internal user. If it's an internal user, could you verify which internal user this when this code is called by the Monitoring UI code -