Migration guide

From Wazuh 4.0.0 to Wazuh 4.2.7, the default Wazuh installation included the Wazuh server and Open Distro for Elasticsearch, a project that is now archived and has been succeeded by OpenSearch. This guide includes instructions to migrate from Open Distro for Elasticsearch to the Wazuh indexer and Wazuh dashboard, the new components introduced in Wazuh 4.3.0.

  • Migrating to the Wazuh indexer: Follow this section to migrate from Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.13 to the Wazuh indexer. This new component consists of a distribution of Opensearch with additional tools that Wazuh has created to assist with the installation and configuration of the search engine.

  • Migrating to the Wazuh dashboard: This section will guide you through the migration from Open Distro for Elasticsearch Kibana 1.13 to the Wazuh dashboard. This new web interface for the Wazuh platform is a customized OpenSearch Dashboards distribution that includes the Wazuh plugin.

This guide also includes a Migrating from OSSEC section. Following this guide, you will learn how to migrate your existing OSSEC installation to the last version of Wazuh. Our solution is free, open-source, and unifies XDR and SIEM capabilities within a unique top-notch security platform. Migrating to Wazuh, your organizations get a comprehensive, easy-to-use, reliable, and scalable solution.