Update runtime field APIedit

[preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features. Update an existing runtime field


POST <kibana host>:<port>/api/data_views/data_view/<data_view_id>/runtime_field/<name>

POST <kibana host>:<port>/s/<space_id>/api/data_views/data_view/<data_view_id>/runtime_field/<name>

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 data view.
(Required, string) The name of the runtime field you want to update.

Request bodyedit

(Required, object) The runtime field definition object.

You can update following fields:

  • type
  • script


Update an existing runtime field on a data view:

$ curl -X POST api/data_views/data_view/<data_view_id>/runtime_field/<runtime_field_name>
  "runtimeField": {
     "script": {
        "source": "emit(doc["bar"].value)"

The API returns updated runtime field object array and updated data view object:

    "data_view": {...},
    "fields": [...]