Remove policy from index APIedit

Warning

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 the assigned lifecycle policy from an index.

Requestedit

POST <index>/_ilm/remove

Descriptionedit

Removes the assigned lifecycle policy and stops managing the specified index. If an index pattern is specified, removes the assigned policies from all matching indices.

Path Parametersedit

index (required)
(string) Identifier for the index.

Request Parametersedit

timeout
(time units) Specifies the period of time to wait for a response. If no response is received before the timeout expires, the request fails and returns an error. Defaults to 30s. For more information about time units, see Time unitsedit.
master_timeout
(time units) Specifies the period of time to wait for a connection to the master node. If no response is received before the timeout expires, the request fails and returns an error. Defaults to 30s. For more information about time units, see Time unitsedit.

Authorizationedit

You must have the manage_ilm privileges on the indices being managed to use this API. For more information, see Security Privileges.

Examplesedit

The following example removes the assigned policy from my_index.

POST my_index/_ilm/remove

If the request succeeds, you receive the following result:

{
  "has_failures" : false,
  "failed_indexes" : []
}