Delete snapshot repository API

Unregisters one or more snapshot repositories.

When a repository is unregistered, Elasticsearch only removes the reference to the location where the repository is storing the snapshots. The snapshots themselves are left untouched and in place.

DELETE /_snapshot/my_repository

Request

DELETE /_snapshot/<repository>

Path parameters

<repository>
(Required, string) Name of the snapshot repository to unregister. Wildcard (*) patterns are supported.

Query parameters

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.
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.