Indices Recovery

The following expert settings can be set to manage the recovery policy.

indices.recovery.file_chunk_size
Defaults to 512kb.
indices.recovery.translog_ops
Defaults to 1000.
indices.recovery.translog_size
Defaults to 512kb.
indices.recovery.compress
Defaults to true.
indices.recovery.max_bytes_per_sec
Defaults to 40mb.

These settings can be dynamically updated on a live cluster with the cluster-update-settings API: