Delete index alias APIedit

Deletes an existing index alias.

An index alias is a logical name used to reference one or more indices.

Most Elasticsearch APIs accept an index alias in place of an index name.

DELETE /twitter/_alias/alias1

Requestedit

DELETE /<index>/_alias/<alias>

DELETE /<index>/_aliases/<alias>

Path parametersedit

<index>

(Required, string) Comma-separated list or wildcard expression of index names used to limit the request.

To include all indices in the cluster, use a value of _all or *.

<alias>

(Required, string) Comma-separated list or wildcard expression of index alias names used to limit the request.

To delete all aliases, use a value of _all or *.

Query parametersedit

timeout
(Optional, 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.
master_timeout
(Optional, 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.