This section guides through the installation and configuration of the Wazuh server and Elastic Stack on the same host. This type of deployment is appropriate for testing and small production environments.
The following components will be installed:
The Wazuh server, including the Wazuh manager as a single-node cluster and the Wazuh API.
Elastic Stack, including Open Distro for Elasticsearch as a single-node cluster, Filebeat, and Kibana, including the Wazuh Kibana plugin.
The communication will be encrypted using SSL certificates. These certificates will be generated using the Search Guard offline TLS tool.
Also, in order to use the Wazuh Kibana plugin correctly, the extra Elasticsearch roles and users will be added.
To guarantee the expected performance of the Wazuh components, the host must meet the hardware requirements described in the requirements section.
The user can choose between step-by-step installation, a manual way of carrying out the process, or unattended installation, an automated way using a script: