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Make ElasticSearch data dump

Make ElasticSearch data dump

We use the elasticdump configured along with the vue-storefront-api container to perform the ElasticSearch data dumps. By default, the index used in the vue-storefront-api:config/local.json:elasticsearch.indices is backed up. Typically, it's vue_storefront_catalog.

By executing the ElasticSearch data dump, the Storefront Cloud CLI will execute the following sequence of commands:

  • use elasticdump to dump the data to the var/catalog.json on the server,
  • transfer the file using kubectl cp to localhost.

The command:

node scripts/cli.js dump --output=catalog.json

Note: The data dump command works only on the PODs with the api role. The command will try to guess the POD unless the --pod= switch is used.