Get default index pattern API


Get default index pattern APIedit

Deprecated in 8.0.0.

Use Get default data view instead.

[preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will work to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features. Retrieve a default index pattern ID. Kibana UI uses default index pattern unless user picks a different one.


GET <kibana host>:<port>/api/index_patterns/default

GET <kibana host>:<port>/s/<space_id>/api/index_patterns/default

Path parametersedit

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

Response codeedit

Indicates a successful call.


Retrieve the default index pattern id:

$ curl -X GET api/index_patterns/default

The API returns an ID of a default index pattern:

    "index_pattern_id": "..."

In case there is no default index pattern, the API returns:

    "index_pattern_id": null