Delete index template API

Deletes an existing index.

DELETE /_template/template_1

Request

DELETE /_template/<index-template>

Description

Use the delete index template API to delete one or more index templates

Index templates define settings and mappings that you can automatically apply when creating new indices. Elasticsearch applies templates to new indices based on an index pattern that matches the index name.

Path parameters

<index-template>
(Required, string) Comma-separated list or wildcard expression of index template names used to limit the request.

Query parameters

timeout
(Optional, time units) Specifies the period of time to wait for a response. If no response is received before the timeout expires, the request fails and returns an error. Defaults to 30s.
master_timeout
(Optional, time units) Specifies the period of time 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.