Clone snapshot APIedit

Clones part or all of a snapshot into a new snapshot.

PUT /_snapshot/my_repository/source_snapshot/_clone/target_snapshot
{
  "indices": "index_a,index_b"
}

Requestedit

PUT /_snapshot/<repository>/<source_snapshot>/_clone/<target_snapshot>

Descriptionedit

The clone snapshot API allows creating a copy of all or part of an existing snapshot within the same repository.

Path parametersedit

<repository>
(Required, string) Name of the snapshot repository that both source and target snapshot belong to.

Query parametersedit

master_timeout
(Optional, time units) Specifies the period of time to wait for a connection to the master node. If no response is received before the timeout expires, the request fails and returns an error. Defaults to 30s.
timeout
(Optional, time units) Specifies the period of time to wait for a response. If no response is received before the timeout expires, the request fails and returns an error. Defaults to 30s.
indices
(Required, string) A comma-separated list of indices to include in the snapshot. Multi-index syntax is supported.