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Installing the Head Plugin for Elasticsearch.



Overview

In this post we install the Head Plugin for Elasticsearch.The Head plugin is a web front for the Elasticsearch cluster. It offers features like showing graphical representations of the shards, the cluster state, easy query creations etc.

Lets Begin

To install this go to bin directory of elasticsearch and use the following command-
plugin install mobz/elasticsearch-head


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This will install the plugin.
Now start the elasticsearch
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And go to http://localhost:9200/_plugin/head/
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Currently we have not indexed any data so no nodes are shown.

See Also

Elasticsearch Tutorial- Download and install Elasticsearch. Perform basic operations with Elasticsearch. Understanding Elasticsearch Cluster, Node, Index and Document using example. Elasticsearch-Main Menu. Top ElasticSearch frequently asked interview questions