Delete Search Applicationedit

This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

Removes a Search Application and its associated alias. Indices attached to the Search Application are not removed.


DELETE _application/search_application/<name>


Requires the manage_search_application cluster privilege. Also requires manage privileges on all indices that are included in the Search Application.

Path parametersedit

(Required, string)

Response codesedit

The name was not provided.
404 (Missing resources)
No Search Application matching name could be found.


The following example deletes the Search Application named my-app:

DELETE _application/search_application/my-app/