This setting must be a valid Python strftime string. It is used to match and extract the timestamp in an index or snapshot name.
The identifiers that Curator currently recognizes include:
Y: A 4 digit year
y: A 2 digit year
m: The 2 digit month
W: The 2 digit week of the year
d: The 2 digit day of the month
H: The 2 digit hour of the day, in 24 hour notation
M: The 2 digit minute of the hour
S: The 2 digit number of second of the minute
j: The 3 digit day of the year
These identifiers may be combined with each other, and/or separated from each
other with hyphens
_, or other characters valid
in an index name.
Each identifier must be preceded by a
% character in the timestring. For
example, an index like
index-2016.04.01 would use a timestring of
When source is
name, this setting must be set by the user or an
exception will be raised, and execution will halt. There is no default value.