Create runtime field 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. Create a runtime field


POST <kibana host>:<port>/api/index_patterns/index_pattern/<index_pattern_id>/runtime_field

POST <kibana host>:<port>/s/<space_id>/api/index_patterns/index_pattern/<index_pattern_id>/runtime_field

Path parametersedit

(Optional, string) An identifier for the space. If space_id is not provided in the URL, the default space is used.
(Required, string) The ID of the index pattern.

Request bodyedit

(Required, string) The name for a runtime field.
(Required, object) The runtime field definition object.


Create a runtime field on an index pattern:

$ curl -X POST api/index_patterns/index_pattern/<index_pattern_id>/runtime_field
  "name": "runtimeFoo",
  "runtimeField": {
     "type": "long",
     "script": {
        "source": "emit(doc["foo"].value)"

The API returns created runtime field object and update index pattern object:

    "index_pattern": {...},
    "field": {...}