Ive been reading up on how to reduce my shard size as it seems my stack has that issue and Ive been reading about rollover indexes but I dont understand them too well....
I have one node.
Im gonna use some real life examples and such so bare with me.
say I have a index right now called
From what I understand, I would have to change that to a sort of "alias index" when my real index would be
After I would reach
and so on.
I understand that alias index would get the data from *-001 and *-002 but
1: How to I configure this? I imagine I have to use a ILM (I already have one) but Im not sure how to make it a number, make sure my "fake" index is the one I put
2: Deleting indexes; After x days, I would like to delete the "fake" myindex-logons-2021.09 which would force to delete the "real" indexes of myindex-logons-2021.09-001 and myindex-logons-2021.09-002
Is this how it works? Am I saying anything wrong?