ElasticSearch return 4 primary shards instead of 3


(Eddy Meds) #1

Hello

I created an index with 3 primarys shards but ElasticSearch return and
indicate that there are 4 primary shards.

Deleting the data in the cluster

DELETE /_all

Create an index with 3 primary shards with 1 replica each

PUT /blogs
{
"settings" : {
"number_of_shards" : 3,
"number_of_replicas" : 1
}
}

Retrieve the cluster health

GET /_cluster/health

And here is the response :

{
"cluster_name": "clus",
"status": "yellow",
"timed_out": false,
"number_of_nodes": 1,
"number_of_data_nodes": 1,
"active_primary_shards": 4,
"active_shards": 4,
"relocating_shards": 0,
"initializing_shards": 0,
"unassigned_shards": 4
}

I thought that there was only the number of replica shards that could
change and that the number of primary shards wa

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(system) #2