Delete transform APIedit

Deletes an existing transform.


DELETE _transform/<transform_id>


  • Requires the manage_transform cluster privilege. This privilege is included in the transform_admin built-in role.
  • Before you can delete the transform, you must stop it.

Path parametersedit

(Required, string) Identifier for the transform.

Query parametersedit

(Optional, Boolean) When true, the transform is deleted regardless of its current state. The default value is false, meaning that the transform must be stopped before it can be deleted.
(Optional, Boolean) When true, the destination index is deleted together with the transform. The default value is false, meaning that the destination index will not be deleted.
(Optional, time) Period to wait for a response. If no response is received before the timeout expires, the request fails and returns an error. Defaults to 30s.


response = client.transform.delete_transform(
  transform_id: 'ecommerce_transform'
puts response
DELETE _transform/ecommerce_transform

When the transform is deleted, you receive the following results:

  "acknowledged" : true