One of my cluster status turned to red while I was trying to delete documents from an index.
Out of 5 shards, 4 were stuck at "INITIALIZING" state and I could not reroute it since it is a primary shard.
Restart of elasticsearch did not change the state to UNASSIGNED as well.
So I ended up deleting the index using CURL command.
But deleting the index also failed.
I still the index and its respective shards existing.
cmdty_cme_inbound 3 p INITIALIZING 127.0.0.1 lxpbjtu
cmdty_cme_inbound 1 p INITIALIZING 127.0.0.1 lxpbjtu
cmdty_cme_inbound 2 p STARTED 8610204 14.4gb 127.0.0.1 lxpbjtu
cmdty_cme_inbound 4 p INITIALIZING 127.0.0.1 lxpbjtu
cmdty_cme_inbound 0 p INITIALIZING 127.0.0.1 lxpbjtu
I want to use other indices running under the same cluster. So I want to make this cluster healthy.