Index management in Kibana


From Kibana, dashboard, how do we know which are the indicies being used in the dashboard?

And how do we remove these indices if its not needed
Any beginner guide for indices management?

You can have visualizations from more than 1 index pattern in the dashboard – each visualization can use different index pattern (sometimes one visualization can use more than one index pattern). To determine the index pattern the visualization uses, you can click on 'explore underlying data' from the menu on the screenshot. It will take you to discover view with index pattern you use. You can also click on 'inspect' and then choose 'requests' view.

To remove an index pattern, follow the instructions from here: – this will not remove the index but only index pattern, for that you need to remove index

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