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The get index API allows to retrieve information about one or more indexes.
$ curl -XGET 'http://localhost:9200/twitter/'
The above example gets the information for an index called
The get index API can also be applied to more than one index, or on
all indices by using
* as index.
The information returned by the get API can be filtered to include only specific features by specifying a comma delimited list of features in the URL:
$ curl -XGET 'http://localhost:9200/twitter/_settings,_mappings'
The above command will only return the settings and mappings for the index called
The available features are