action: alias description: "Add/Remove selected indices to or from the specified alias" options: name: alias_name extra_settings: timeout_override: continue_if_exception: False disable_action: False add: filters: - filtertype: ... remove: filters: - filtertype: ...
Empty values and commented lines will result in the default value, if any, being selected. If a setting is set, but not used by a given action, it will be ignored.
This action adds and/or removes indices from the alias identified by name
The filters under the
remove directives define which
indices will be added and/or removed. This is an atomic action, so adds and
removes happen instantaneously.
The extra_settings option allows the addition of extra
settings with the
add directive. These settings are ignored for
example of how these settings can be used to create a filtered alias might be:
extra_settings: filter: term: user: kimchy
Before creating a filtered alias, first ensure that the fields already exist in the mapping.
Learn more about adding filtering and routing to aliases in the Elasticsearch Alias API documentation.
- name (required)
- extra_settings (No default value.)
- ignore_empty_list (can override the default)
- timeout_override (can override the default timeout)
- continue_if_exception (has a default value which can optionally be changed)
- disable_action (has a default value which can optionally be changed)
See an example of this action in an actionfile here.
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