Clone production cluster

I'm new to elasticsearch and would like to know the best way to do this

Basically I'm trying to clone a production cluster and then use it for testing it needs to be a complete copy and should not interrupt the production cluster

I thought about adding a new node to the production cluster and increase the number of replicas then separate that node and rename it as a new cluster

Is there a better way?

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