So I'm working on a project where we are planning on creating several
indexes that all have several fields in common. We are not sure how many
indexes we will need but they will always 'extend' this base
schema/mapping. I thought we could use the template feature, but as I
discovered the templates are only read during index creation and indexes
that are based on this template do not know about the schema changes. I
don't want to manually get/modify/post mapping updates for dozens of schema
any type we add a new field (very likely to happen).
My question then is would it be useful to anyone else to have a feature for
automatically updating existing indexes based on the template when changes
to that template are made?
curl -XPUT http://localhost:9200/templates/my_template
Or where when updating a mapping specify a template to use?
curl -XPOST http://localhost:9200/my_index/_mapping
- "template" : "my_template",*
Or if there already exists a way of doing this please let me know.
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