Using the security API instead of in OpenSearch 2.0.0

Hi all,

As several members have reported in the forum and in github that they are having issues running due to the removal of TransportClient in 2.x, I would like to ask the following question:

Can we rely on the security API as a replacement for Is there any security functionality that cannot be done in the API but can in


@asfoorial is using port 9200 in version 2.0.x.
As per documentation, it is recommended to use instead of direct REST API calls.