Deleting a local files repository

Use this API to delete a files repository located on the same server as the OSS instance.

Requirement: OpenSearchServer v1.5

The URLs and HTTP methods used by this API are different from other OSS APIs, please give this document a careful read.

Call parameters

URL: /services/rest/crawler/file/repository/remove/localfile/{index_name}/{result_type}?path={path}

Method: DELETE

URL parameters:

  • index_name (required): The name of the index.
  • result_type (required): The type of returned result (json or xml).
  • path (required): The path used by this repository.

Success response

The repository has been deleted.

HTTP code:

Content (json):


Error response

The request failed. The reason is provided in the content.

HTTP code:

Sample call

Using CURL:
Simple call:

curl -XDELETE -H \

Using jQuery:

   type: "DELETE",
   dataType: "json",
   url: "http://localhost:8080/services/rest/crawler/file/repository/remove/localfile/my_index/json?path=E:/_temp"
}).done(function (data) {

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