Delete expired data API

Deletes expired and unused machine learning data.

Request

DELETE _ml/_delete_expired_data

Prerequisites

  • If the Elasticsearch security features are enabled, you must have manage_ml or manage cluster privileges to use this API. See Security privileges.

Description

Deletes all job results, model snapshots and forecast data that have exceeded their retention days period. Machine learning state documents that are not associated with any job are also deleted.

Examples

The endpoint takes no arguments:

DELETE _ml/_delete_expired_data

When the expired data is deleted, you receive the following response:

{
  "deleted": true
}