Google Cloud Storage Repository Pluginedit

The GCS repository plugin adds support for using the Google Cloud Storage service as a repository for Snapshot/Restore.


This plugin can be installed using the plugin manager:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin install repository-gcs

The plugin must be installed on every node in the cluster, and each node must be restarted after installation.

This plugin can be downloaded for offline install from


The plugin can be removed with the following command:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin remove repository-gcs

The node must be stopped before removing the plugin.