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If you have many shards, you may wish to limit which indices show up
in the output. You can always do this with
grep, but you can save
some bandwidth by supplying an index pattern to the end.
% curl 192.168.56.20:9200/_cat/shards/wiki2 wiki2 0 p STARTED 197 3.2mb 192.168.56.10 Stiletto wiki2 1 p STARTED 205 5.9mb 192.168.56.30 Frankie Raye wiki2 2 p STARTED 275 7.8mb 192.168.56.20 Commander Kraken