This topic describes how to delete an index. You can delete indexes that you no longer use to avoid resource waste. Proceed with caution because you cannot recover indexes that have been deleted.


  1. Log on to the Kibana console of your Elasticsearch cluster.
    For more information, see Log on to the Kibana console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Dev Tools.
  3. On the Console tab, run the following command to delete index product_info.
    DELETE /product_info
    If the index is deleted, the following result is returned:
      "acknowledged" : true