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This operation lists all existing collections.


Request Syntax

    collection_name: string
    type: ShowCollectionsType,
    timeout?: number


  • collection_name (string) -


    The name of an existing collection.

  • type (ShowCollectionsType)

    The scope of this operation. Possible values are All or Loaded.

  • timeout (number) -

    The timeout duration for this operation.

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

RETURNS Promise<ShowCollectionsResponse>

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

    created_timestamps: string | list[string],
    created_utc_timestamps: string | list[string]
    data: object,
    status: object


  • created_timestamps (string | list[string]) -

    The timestamps indicating the creation time of the collections.

  • created_utc_timestamps (string | list[string]) -

    The timestamps in UTC indicating the creation time of the collections.

  • data (object) -

    • id (string) -

      The ID of the collection.

    • loadedPercentage (string) -

      The percentage of inserted entities in the collection.

    • name (string) -

      The name of the collection.

    • timestamp (string) -

      The timestamp indicating the creation time of the collection.

  • status (object) -

    • 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 res = await milvusClient.listCollections({ collection_name: 'my_collection' });