Unfollow APIedit

Warning

This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

Converts a follower index to a regular index.

Descriptionedit

This API stops the following task associated with a follower index and removes index metadata and settings associated with cross-cluster replication. This enables the index to treated as a regular index. The follower index must be paused and closed before invoking the unfollow API.

Note

Currently cross-cluster replication does not support converting an existing regular index to a follower index. Converting a follower index to a regular index is an irreversible operation.

Requestedit

POST /<follower_index>/_ccr/unfollow

Path Parmetersedit

follower_index (required)
(string) the name of the follower index

Exampleedit

This example converts follower_index from a follower index to a regular index:

POST /follower_index/_ccr/unfollow

The API returns the following result:

{
  "acknowledged" : true
}