Are steps 1 and 2 of migration guide needed on single instance?


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Hi,

I am preparing the update from 5.1.2 to 6.1.0. I am currently using a single instance.
The migration guide says I need a full cluster restart.
https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/restart-upgrade.html

One question: if using a single instance without any replica shards (I only use primary):
Do I have any benefit of following steps compared to just shut down of 5.1.2 and start 6.1.0? Or is it only needed / brings benefit on clusters?

  1. Disable shard allocation
  2. Stop indexing and perform a synced flush.

Thanks, Andreas


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