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Upload a file

Add data to Elasticsearch using the File Uploader.

You can upload files to Elasticsearch using the File Uploader. Use the visualizer to inspect the data before importing it.

The following file formats are supported:

  • Delimited text files, such as CSV and TSV
  • Newline-delimited JSON
  • Log files with a common format for the timestamp

How to upload a file

You'll find a link to the File Uploader on the Elasticsearch Home page.

Clicking Upload a file opens the File Uploader UI.

The upload feature is not intended for use as part of a repeated production process, but rather for the initial exploration of your data.

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