Allow Elasticsearch to allocate the data in the systemedit
The allocation of data in an Elasticsearch deployment can be controlled using the enable
cluster allocation configuration.
In certain circumstances users might want to temporarily disable or restrict the
allocation of data in the system.
Forgetting to re-allow all data allocations can lead to unassigned shards.
In order to (re)allow all data to be allocated follow these steps:
In order to get the shards assigned we’ll need to change the value of the
configuration that restricts the
assignemnt of the shards to allow all shards to be allocated.
We’ll achieve this by inspecting the system-wide cluster.routing.allocation.enablecluster setting and changing the configured value to
On the Elasticsearch Service panel, click the name of your deployment.
If the name of your deployment is disabled your Kibana instances might be
unhealthy, in which case please contact Elastic Support.
If your deployment doesn’t include Kibana, all you need to do is
enable it first.
Open your deployment’s side navigation menu (placed under the Elastic logo in the upper left corner)
and go to Dev Tools > Console.