Delete inference trained model APIedit

Deletes an existing trained inference model that is currently not referenced by an ingest pipeline.

This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.


DELETE _ml/inference/<model_id>


If the Elasticsearch security features are enabled, you must have the following built-in roles or equivalent privileges:

  • machine_learning_admin
  • kibana_admin (UI only)

For more information, see Security privileges and Built-in roles.

Path parametersedit

(Optional, string) The unique identifier of the trained inference model.

Response codesedit

The code indicates that the trained inference model is referenced by an ingest pipeline and cannot be deleted.


The following example deletes the regression-job-one-1574775307356 trained model:

DELETE _ml/inference/regression-job-one-1574775307356

The API returns the following result:

  "acknowledged" : true