How to remove old data without losing kibana dashboard?

(elham) #1

my elasticsearch server have limit storage and i had to remove ot archive old data from it. I removed some old data in path var/data/elasticsearch/node0/ but after restart kibana i had losed all of my dashboards and visualizes. Is there any way to archive old data from elastic without lising kibana configurations?

(Aaron Mildenstein) #2

Never, ever touch the files in your directory. You should only delete data from Elasticsearch using the API. To delete indices, you can use the DELETE REST request:

DELETE /my_index

For managing multiple indices, there is the Elasticsearch Curator tool.

To delete data from within indices, look into the delete_by_query tool.

(system) #3

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