Shuts down a running cluster and removes all nodes belonging to the cluster. The cluster definition is retained.

Warning: this will lose all cluster data that is not saved in a snapshot repository.

Request

POST /clusters/elasticsearch/{cluster_id}/_shutdown

Path Parameters

cluster_id (required)
(string) Identifier for the Elasticsearch cluster

Responses

202
(EmptyResponse) The shutdown command was issued successfully, use the "GET" command on the /{cluster_id} resource to monitor progress
404
(BasicFailedReply) The cluster specified by {cluster_id} cannot be found (code: clusters.cluster_not_found)
449
(BasicFailedReply) When running as an administrator (other than root), sudo is required (code: root.needs_sudo)