Mapper size pluginedit

The mapper-size plugin provides the _size metadata field which, when enabled, indexes the size in bytes of the original _source field.


This plugin can be installed using the plugin manager:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin install mapper-size

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

You can download this plugin for offline install from To verify the .zip file, use the SHA hash or ASC key.


The plugin can be removed with the following command:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin remove mapper-size

The node must be stopped before removing the plugin.