Remove processoredit

Removes existing fields. If one field doesn’t exist, an exception will be thrown.

Table 34. Remove Options

Name Required Default Description

field

yes

-

Fields to be removed. Supports template snippets.

ignore_missing

no

false

If true and field does not exist or is null, the processor quietly exits without modifying the document

description

no

-

Description of the processor. Useful for describing the purpose of the processor or its configuration.

if

no

-

Conditionally execute the processor. See Handling pipeline failures.

ignore_failure

no

false

Ignore failures for the processor. See Handling failures in pipelines.

on_failure

no

-

Handle failures for the processor. See Handling failures in pipelines.

tag

no

-

Identifier for the processor. Useful for debugging and metrics.

Here is an example to remove a single field:

{
  "remove": {
    "field": "user_agent"
  }
}

To remove multiple fields, you can use the following query:

{
  "remove": {
    "field": ["user_agent", "url"]
  }
}