Index health

Hey, i have the following problem. I want to regulary check if all indices
are working and if not rebuild them. In my setup i have 3 nodes and the
shards of all indices are distributed across them all. I want to use the
/_status information to decide if an index need to be rebuild. Currently i
check if all shards are STARTED, but i think this is not an optimal
solution. The status RECOVERING for example means, that there was a problem
that is self healing. But which of the shard states is actually bad ?

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