What is "indices:admin/get" allowing?

When i am trying to run timelion inside kibana with a restricted user, the user needs to have the permission:
on the indices that i want to run timelion against and on the .kibana-index. Why is that and what is this permission exactly allowing the user to do?
(in general, it would be great to have an overview of all of the available elasticsearch-actions (i guess it is called like that, right?) and what they are doing. Unfortunately, not all of them are having a speaking name as "indices:admin/settings/update" or "cluster:monitor/health". Is something like that existing? I haven't found it, yet)


This permission allows the user to obtain information about the index including its mappings, aliases and settings: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/indices-get-index.html

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