Get pipeline APIedit

Returns information about one or more ingest pipelines. This API returns a local reference of the pipeline.

GET /_ingest/pipeline/my-pipeline-id


GET /_ingest/pipeline/<pipeline>

GET /_ingest/pipeline


  • If the Elasticsearch security features are enabled, you must have the read_pipeline, manage_pipeline, manage_ingest_pipelines, or manage cluster privilege to use this API.

Path parametersedit


(Optional, string) Comma-separated list of pipeline IDs to retrieve. Wildcard (*) expressions are supported.

To get all ingest pipelines, omit this parameter or use *.

Query parametersedit

(Optional, time units) Period 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.


Get information for a specific ingest pipelineedit

GET /_ingest/pipeline/my-pipeline-id

The API returns the following response:

  "my-pipeline-id" : {
    "description" : "describe pipeline",
    "version" : 123,
    "processors" : [
        "set" : {
          "field" : "foo",
          "value" : "bar"