Elasticsearch snapshot and restore in S3


#1

Hi All,

Is it possible to restore a snapshot from one cluster to another? If so, what do we need to restore the snapshot from another cluster? Thanks!


(Mujtaba Hussain) #2

I have done so in the past but usually via

Cluster1 -> S3 -> Cluster2.

Is that mechanism feasible for you?


#3

Hi,

Yes, that is what I'm trying to do but how can I access the snapshot created in Cluster1 so that I can restore it in Cluster2?


(David Pilato) #4

Create the S3 repository in cluster2 the same way you did for cluster1.

Don't mix major versions though. Or look at the readonly option.


(Mujtaba Hussain) #5

If you are sure that the second cluster only needs to be seeded by the snapshot of cluster1, then definitely create the repository as readonly for cluster2.


(system) #6

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