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Setting Index Paths

The path for the index files can be configured with POST /nodes/self/controller/settings.

HTTP method and URI

The path for the index files is configured with the index_path parameter.

POST /nodes/self/controller/settings


Curl request syntax:

curl -X POST -u [admin]:[password]
    -d index_path=[index file and path]


Raw HTTP request:

POST /nodes/self/controller/settings HTTP/1.1
Host: localhost:8091
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8
Authorization: Basic YWRtaW46YWRtaW4=
Content-Length: xx path=/var/tmp/test_indexpath

Curl request example

curl -X POST -u Administrator:password \
   -d 'index_path=/var/tmp/test_indexpath' \

Response codes

The HTTP response contains the response code and optional error message:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 0

If you try to set the data path at this endpoint, the following error displays:

ERROR: unable to init (400) Bad Request
{u'error': u'Changing data of nodes that are part of provisioned cluster is not supported'}