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This operation drops a database.

dropDatabase(data?): Promise<ResStatus>

Request Syntax

    db_name: string,
    timeout?: number


  • db_name (string) -

    The name of the database to create.

    There should be a database that has the specified name. 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.dropDatabase({ db_name: 'db_to_drop' });