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Converts an index alias to a data stream.
If the Elasticsearch security features are enabled, you must have the
manageindex privilege for the index alias.
- A matching index template with data stream enabled. See Set up a data stream.
(Required, string) Name of the index alias to convert to a data stream. The alias must meet the following criteria:
- The alias must have a write index.
All indices for the alias have a
@timestampfield mapping of a
- The alias must not have any filters.
- The alias must not use custom routing.
If successful, the request removes the alias and creates a data stream with the same name. The alias’s indices become hidden backing indices for the stream. The alias’s write index becomes the stream’s write index.
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