Take snapshot

DEPRECATED (Scheduled to be removed in the next major version): To create a snapshot of the specified Elasticsearch cluster, uses the configured snapshot repository.

Request

POST /api/v1/clusters/elasticsearch/{cluster_id}/_snapshot

Path parameters

Name Type Required Description

cluster_id

string

Y

The Elasticsearch cluster identifier.

Request body

(ClusterSnapshotRequest) Overrides default settings for the snapshot

Responses

202

(ClusterSnapshotResponse) The create command was issued successfully, use the "GET" command on the /{cluster_id} resource to monitor progress

401

(BasicFailedReply) The supplied credentials for the snapshot repository are invalid. (code: clusters.snapshot.invalid_credentials)

Headers

x-cloud-error-codes (string; allowed values: [clusters.snapshot.invalid_credentials])
The error codes associated with the response
404

(BasicFailedReply) * The cluster specified by {cluster_id} cannot be found. (code: clusters.cluster_not_found) * The snapshot repository was not found. (code: clusters.snapshot.repository_not_found)

Headers

x-cloud-error-codes (string; allowed values: [clusters.cluster_not_found, clusters.snapshot.repository_not_found])
The error codes associated with the response
409

(BasicFailedReply) The cluster name specified is already in use. (code: clusters.snapshot.name_conflict)

Headers

x-cloud-error-codes (string; allowed values: [clusters.snapshot.name_conflict])
The error codes associated with the response
449

(BasicFailedReply) Elevated permissions are required. (code: root.unauthorized.rbac.elevated_permissions_required)

Headers

x-cloud-error-codes (string; allowed values: [root.unauthorized.rbac.elevated_permissions_required])
The error codes associated with the response
500

(BasicFailedReply) * The snapshot request failed. (code: clusters.snapshot.failed) * The snapshot request failed. (code: clusters.snapshot.repository_not_found)

Headers

x-cloud-error-codes (string; allowed values: [clusters.snapshot.failed, clusters.snapshot.repository_not_found])
The error codes associated with the response

To perform this operation, you must be authenticated by means of one of the following methods: apiKey, basicAuth.

Request example

curl -XPOST https://{{hostname}}/api/v1/clusters/elasticsearch/{cluster_id}/_snapshot \
-H "Authorization: ApiKey $ECE_API_KEY" \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d '
{
   "name" : "string",
   "password" : "string",
   "repository_name" : "string",
   "username" : "string"
}
'