Elasticsearch : Shutdown a local node

Elasticsearch is a fantastic tool for adding search and indexing capability to your website or application. Basically, it functions just like the indexes that you get to see on paper books which enable faster searching. This short tutorial is about how to shutdown a local Elasticsearch node(on your server) ... because the traditional way of thinking should be issuing a command line to the elasticsearch executable.... but in this case, it is more complicated. So....

Problem : How to shutdown a local Elasticsearch node ?

Solution : Use this command

$ curl -XPOST 'http://localhost:9200/cluster/nodes/local/_shutdown'

and if you are looking to shutdown entire cluster of nodes, use one of these commands

$ curl -XPOST 'http://localhost:9200/_shutdown'

$ curl -XPOST 'http://localhost:9200/cluster/nodes/shutdown'

$ curl -XPOST 'http://localhost:9200/cluster/nodes/all/_shutdown'

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By Adam Ng

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