Delete model snapshots API

Deletes an existing model snapshot.


DELETE _ml/anomaly_detectors/<job_id>/model_snapshots/<snapshot_id>


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


You cannot delete the active model snapshot. To delete that snapshot, first revert to a different one. To identify the active model snapshot, refer to the model_snapshot_id in the results from the get jobs API.

Path parameters

(Required, string) Identifier for the job.
(Required, string) Identifier for the model snapshot.


The following example deletes the 1491948163 snapshot:

DELETE _ml/anomaly_detectors/farequote/model_snapshots/1491948163

When the snapshot is deleted, you receive the following results:

  "acknowledged": true