Change number of shards on daily index

(Peter Cowen) #1

We currently have the default 5 shards per index but I have started to notice when searching in Kibana it is taking around 20 seconds to search or kibana is slow to populate filter fields.
We have a daily index that is created. Is there a way to change the shards to 1 shard when the next index is created or do I need to do this for all?

I was hoping to change the number of shards on the next index created so I could see the improvements in the monitoring tab?

Or can anyone suggest any other kibana performance troubleshooting tips

(Christian Dahlqvist) #2

You can do this by creating an index template that specifies the number of shards you want to use.

(system) #3

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