I've been working on an application for some time, and our requirements have changed somewhat, such that I've found myself needing to change the mappings on my index from the dynamic ones to some more tailored ones (with term vectors and such like).
Is it possible for me to update the mappings on an existing index and allow elasticsearch to re-index the documents (which I assume while expensive is possible, since ES has the source documents stored in the _source field), or do I have to re-create the index from scratch? My unscientific testing thus far suggests the latter, but I was hoping I was just doing something wrong.
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