I have enabled the
_timestamp field per http://www.elasticsearch.org/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/mapping-timestamp-field.html but I am not getting that field back in my query. What am I doing wrong?
_timestamp is the first part getting access to this field. The second part is you must explicitly reference in your query. For example:
This is common source of confusion.
_timestamp is not the only field that is not shown by default by Elasticsearch.
_routing are, also, not shown by default and need the help of "fields" attribute to make Elasticsearch return them, as well: