Export objects APIedit

[experimental] This functionality is experimental and may be changed or removed completely in a future release. Elastic will take a best effort approach to fix any issues, but experimental features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features. Retrieve a set of saved objects that you want to import into Kibana.

Requestedit

POST /api/saved_objects/_export

POST /s/<space_id>/api/saved_objects/_export

Path parametersedit

space_id
(Optional, string) An identifier for the space. If space_id is not provided in the URL, the default space is used.

Request bodyedit

type
(Optional, array|string) The saved object types to include in the export.
objects
(Optional, array) A list of objects to export.
includeReferencesDeep
(Optional, boolean) Includes all of the referenced objects in the exported objects.

You must include type or objects in the request body.

Response bodyedit

The format of the response body includes newline delimited JSON.

Response codeedit

200
Indicates a successful call.

Examplesedit

Export all index pattern saved objects:

POST api/saved_objects/_export
{
  "type": "index-pattern"
}

Export a specific saved object:

POST api/saved_objects/_export
{
  "objects": [
    {
      "type": "dashboard",
      "id": "be3733a0-9efe-11e7-acb3-3dab96693fab"
    }
  ]
}