Update connector index name APIedit

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

Updates the index_name field of a connector, specifying the index where the data ingested by the connector is stored.


PUT _connector/<connector_id>/_index_name


  • To sync data using connectors, it’s essential to have the Elastic connectors service running.
  • The connector_id parameter should reference an existing connector.

Path parametersedit

(Required, string)

Request bodyedit

(Required, string) Index name where the connector ingests data. Each index name can be associated with at most one connector.

Response codesedit

Connector index_name field was successfully updated.
The connector_id was not provided or the request payload was malformed.
404 (Missing resources)
No connector matching connector_id could be found.


The following example updates the index_name field for the connector with ID my-connector:

PUT _connector/my-connector/_index_name
    "index_name": "data-from-my-google-drive"
    "result": "updated"