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This command sends an HTTP POST request with the contents of a JSON file to the EraSearch API as an individual document/log line.


This command requires write access to any indices in the payload.

usage: eractl write-line [-h] [--url URL] [--key KEY] file_path index

positional arguments:
  file_path   Path to JSON file
  index       Index

optional arguments:
  -h, --help  show this help message and exit
  --url URL       EraSearch URL, set via environment with ERACTL_URL (default: http://localhost:9200)
  --key KEY       EraSearch API key, set via environment with ERACTL_API_KEY (default: None)

To run:

eractl write-line --url https://erasearch.example.com --key ****** path/to/file.json my-index

Or to pass arguments from the environment:

export ERACTL_URL="https://erasearch.example.com"
export ERACTL_API_KEY="******"
eractl write-line path/to/file.json my-index

Last update: August 7, 2023