Unlimite the max response


when I execute the following query in Kibana dev tools I got below issue

GET /ticker_quote_*/_search
"size": 10002,
"query": {
"terms": {
"asset": ["ACAN"]

{ "type": "query_phase_execution_exception", "reason": "Result window is too large, from + size must be less than or equal to: [10000] but was [10002]. See the scroll api for a more efficient way to request large data sets. This limit can be set by changing the [index.max_result_window] index level setting." }

seem like search result limited to 10000 how can make it unlimited?

Thank you

You can increase it, but please think twice if you decide to do that for a production cluster/index. This 10000 limit is set for a reason. It protects your cluster from abusively large search requests.

PUT /ticker_quote_*/_settings
    "index" : {
        "max_result_window" : 20000

Hi Azasypkin,

Thank you very much for your response and your answer. I highly appreciate it

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"what would be the consequences of having abusive requests? Slowness or crash?"

Thank you,


I was mostly taking about slowing cluster down up to making it almost frozen if malicious actor can send tons of requests at the same time.

Thank you very much. Have you met that kind of issues . Appreciate your kindly respond.

Best regards,


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