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These are the settings available for configuring Index Lifecycle Management
Whether ILM is enabled or disabled, setting this to
falsedisables any ILM REST API endpoints and functionality. Defaults to
(time units) How often index lifecycle management checks for indices that meet policy
criteria. Defaults to
These index-level ILM settings are typically configured through index templates. For more information, see Setting up a policy.
- The name of the policy to use to manage the index.
- The index alias to update when the index rolls over. Specify when using a policy that contains a rollover action. When the index rolls over, the alias is updated to reflect that the index is no longer the write index. For more information about rollover, see Using policies to manage index rollover.