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This operation drops a specified collection alias.

dropAlias(data): Promise<ResStatus>

Request Syntax

   alias: string,
   timeout?: number


  • alias (string) -


    The alias of a collection.

    Before this operation, ensure that the alias exists. Otherwise, exceptions will occur.

  • timeout (number)

    The timeout duration for this operation.

    Setting this to None indicates that this operation timeouts when any response arrives or any error occurs.

RETURNS Promise<ResStatus>

This method returns a promise that resolves to a ResStatus object.

    code: number,
    error_code: string | number,
    reason: string


  • code (number) -

    A code that indicates the operation result. It remains 0 if this operation succeeds.

  • error_code (string | number) -

    An error code that indicates an occurred error. It remains Success if this operation succeeds.

  • reason (string) -

    The reason that indicates the reason for the reported error. It remains an empty string if this operation succeeds.


const milvusClient = new milvusClient(MILUVS_ADDRESS);
const resStatus = await milvusClient.dropAlias({
   alias: 'my_collection_alias',
   collection_name: 'my_collection',