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    • v1

Drop Collection

Drops a collection. This operation erases your collection data. Exercise caution when performing this operation.

POST
https://${MILVUS_URI}/v1/vector/collections/drop

Example

Drop a collection named medium_articles:

export MILVUS_URI="http://localhost:19530"


curl --request POST \
     --url "${MILVUS_URI}/v1/vector/collections/drop" \
     --header "accept: application/json" \
     --header "content-type: application/json" \
     -d '{
        "collectionName": "medium_articles"
      }'

Success response:

{
    "code": 200,
    "data": {}
}

Request

Parameters

  • No query parameters required

  • Path parameters

    ParameterDescription
    CLUSTER_ENDPOINTstring(required)
    The endpoint of your cluster.

Request Body

{
    "collectionName": "string",
    "dbName": "string"
}
ParameterDescription
dbNamestring
The name of the database.
collectionNamestring(required)
The name of the collection to delete.

Response

Returns an empty object.

Response Bodies

  • Response body if we process your request successfully
{
    "code": 200,
    "data": {}
}
  • Response body if we failed to process your request
{
    "code": integer,
    "message": string
}

Properties

The properties in the returned response are listed in the following table.

PropertyDescription
codeinteger
Indicates whether the request succeeds.
  • 200: The request succeeds.
  • Others: Some error occurs.
dataobject
A data object.
messagestring
Indicates the possible reason for the reported error.

Possible Errors

Error CodeDescription
800database not found
1800user hasn't authenticate
1801can only accept json format request
1802missing required parameters