Question about curator


Dear all,

May I know is it possible delete logs which older then 90 days instead of indices in curator? Thanks

Best Regards,
Peter Chow

(Christian Dahlqvist) #2

Are you looking to selectively delete data from within an index? Are you not using time-based indices?

(Aaron Mildenstein) #3

@peterch What Christian is bringing up is important. A delete_by_query is much, much harder on an elasticsearch cluster than dropping an index in much the same way as 100,000 atomic DELETE from TABLE where age>90days is more taxing to a database than a DROP TABLE.

Curator is designed to delete indices for this reason. If there is any possible way you can change your indexing setup to use time-series indices, it will only help you in the long run, whether you use Curator or something else.

(Aaron Mildenstein) #4

Short answer: No. Curator only acts on indices, no matter the action.

(system) #5

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