Elasticsearch Indices are fast growing nosql structured databases, based on apache lucene. They are storing so called documents with their properties and make them search able. This fast growing databases are used in search technologies or in log-management environments. Mostly elasticsearch indices are big sized and they also needed to be online again in time. This talk will give you an idea about providing reliable backups which you can restore easily. You will see some examples to generate valid snapshot and restore scenarios with different types of storage formats and strategies. And of course you see a short example how to do this automated with bareos.